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Conversion Formulae

The conversion formula for cubic metres (cu m) to cubic feet (cu ft) conversions is as follows:

  • 1 cubic metre = 35.31466672 cubic feet

The conversion formula for cubic feet (cu ft) to cubic metres (cu m) conversions is as follows:

  • 1 cubic foot = 0.028316846592 cubic metres exactly
Cubic Metres

The cubic metre is the main metric unit of volume, being a derived unit of the metre.

Unit System

SI Metric

Definition

The cubic metre is the SI derived unit of volume. It is derived from the metre, the SI derived unit of length. It is the volume of a cube with edges one metre in length.

Base Unit

Metre

Abbreviation

Formal: m3

The abbreviations cu m, cubic m and cu metres are sometimes seen.

Information

The cubic metre is the standard unit of area in the SI metric system other units of volume in the SI system are generally based on the cubic metre with other SI standard prefixes. Note that as the unit is cubed, the factor for the prefix is triple the usual factor. i.e a centimetre is 10-2 metres thus a cubic centimetre is 10-6 cubic metres.

More Information

Wikipedia: Cubic Metre

BIPM: SI derived units

Wikipedia: SI derived unit

Global Adoption

The cubic metre is in worldwide use in science and is in general use everywhere except the United States, Liberia and dependent territories. In other English speaking countries the use of cubic metres is not universal, with Imperial measurements still being used by some people.

Conversion Formulae

  • 1 cubic metre = 1,000,000,000 cubic millimetres
  • 1 cubic metre = 1,000,000 cubic centimetres
  • 1 cubic metre = 1,000 cubic decimetres
  • 1 cubic metre = 1,000 litres
  • 1 cubic metre = 0.001 cubic decametres
  • 1 cubic metre = 0.000001 cubic hectometres
  • 1 cubic metre = 0.000000001 cubic kilometres

 

  • 1 cubic millimetre = 0.000000001 cubic metres
  • 1 cubic centimetre = 0.000001 cubic metres
  • 1 cubic decimetre = 0.001 cubic metres
  • 1 litre = 0.001 cubic metres
  • 1 cubic decametre = 1,000 cubic metres
  • 1 cubic hectometre = 1,000,000 cubic metres
  • 1 cubic kilometre = 1,000,000,000 cubic metres
Cubic Feet

The cubic foot is the volume enclosed by a cube with edges of length one foot. It is still in everyday use in the United States.

Unit System

Imperial & US Customary

Definition

The cubic foot is defined as the volume enclosed by a cube with edges of length one yard.

Base Unit

Yard

Abbreviation

Formal: There is no formal abbreviation for the cubic foot

The following abbreviations are common cu ft and ft3. Many other abbreviations are sometimes seen including cu feet, cu foot, cu.ft., ft^3, cubic ft, cbf, cbft, cb.ft.

Information

The cubic foot is an Imperial and US Customary unit of area still in use in the United States. In the United Kingdom where the unit originated it is still occasionally seen.

Cubic feet are used for gas and water billing in the United States of America where billing units of 100 cubic feet are used. These units are given the tag CCF or HCF where the C stands for Centum (latin for hundred) and the H stands for Hundred.

Cubic feet are also commonly used for household appliance sizes in the US, including sizes for refridgerators, washers, dishwashers, ovens and microwave ovens.

More Information

Wikipedia: Cubic Foot

Global Adoption

Cubic feet are a standard unit of volume in the United States and Liberia and are still used informally in the United Kingdom and other British Commonwealth countries that formerly used Imperial units as standard.

Conversion Formulae

  • 1 cubic foot = 1,728 cubic inches
  • 1 cubic foot = 0.037037037 cubic yards
  • 1 cubic inch = 0.000578704 cubic feet
  • 1 cubic yard = 27 cubic feet

Conversions accurate to 9 decimal places.

Common Values cu m to cu ft
cu mcu ft
135.31
270.63
3105.94
4141.26
5176.57
6211.89
7247.20
8282.52
9317.83
10353.15
cu mcu ft
10353.15
20706.29
301,059.44
401,412.59
501,765.73
602,118.88
702,472.03
802,825.17
903,178.32
1003,531.47
cu mcu ft
1003,531.47
2007,062.93
30010,594.40
40014,125.87
50017,657.33
60021,188.80
70024,720.27
80028,251.73
90031,783.20
1,00035,314.67
Common Values cu ft to cu m
cu ftcu m
10.03
20.06
30.08
40.11
50.14
60.17
70.20
80.23
90.25
100.28
110.31
120.34
130.37
140.40
150.42
cu ftcu m
160.45
170.48
180.51
190.54
200.57
210.59
220.62
230.65
240.68
250.71
260.74
270.76
cu ftcu m
270.76
541.53
812.29
1083.06
1353.82
1624.59
1895.35
2166.12
2436.88
2707.65
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