A cubic yard (symbol yd^{3})^{[1]} is an Imperial / U.S. customary (non-SI non-metric) unit of volume, used in the United States. It is defined as the volume of a cube with sides of 1 yard (3 feet, 36 inches, 0.9144 meters) in length.
Symbols and abbreviations
The IEEE symbol for the cubic yard is yd^{3}.^{[2]} The following abbreviations are used:
- cubic yards, cubic yard, cubic yds, cubic yd
- cu yards, cu yard, cu yds, cu yd, CYs
- yards/-3, yard/-3, yds/-3, yd/-3
- yards^3, yard^3, yds^3, yd^3
- yards³, yard³, yds³
Cubic yard per second
One cubic yard per second (1 yd^{3}/s) is a unit of volume flow rate. It corresponds to one cubic yard passing through a specified area every second.
Cubic yard per minute
One cubic yard per minute (1 yd^{3}/min) is a unit of volume flow rate. It corresponds to one cubic yard passing through a specified area every minute.
- 1 yd^{3}/s = 60 yd^{3}/min
Conversions
1 cubic yard |
= 27 cubic feet |
= 46656 cubic inches |
= 0.764554857984 cubic metres |
≈ 1.83426465×10^{−10} cubic miles |
≈ 21.0223197 imperial bushels |
≈ 21.6962157 US bushels |
≈ 168.178557 imperial gallons |
≈ 201.974 US liquid gallons |
≈ 4.80890476 crude barrels |
≈ 764.5549 litres |
See also
- cubic foot
- cubic inch
- Square yard
- Orders of magnitude (volume)
- Conversion of units
- Cube (arithmetic), cube root