Calculating tank's litres

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  1. gaboon

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    How do you calculate this?
     
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  3. Alfie

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    Go to the home page of MASA look under main menu, calculators
     
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    Seek and thee shall find:) Thanks Alfie
     
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    It is very easy. Take a tank of 2000mm x 500mm x 500mm for example.

    Divide measurement by 100 to get into decimeters. Then multiply. 20x5x5 equals 500 litres. Quicker than looking up a webpage. :lol:
     
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    Wow, it's been a while since I've heard that measurement unit :whistling:

    It's really the same thing, but for simplicity sake I just measure in centimetres, multiply length x width x water height (not tank height...) and divide by 1000.

    Hennie
     
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    Hi SIMS,

    Calculate Octagon volume as follows

    Volume= S2 × 4.83195 x Water height (where S = length of one of the 8 sides).​
     
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    huh? ....sides are 24cm water height is 60cm
     
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    167 litres (the S2 should be S squared)
     
  12. SIMS

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    ok now I get it...thanks a mill :)
     
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