Solid measurement conversions



_Cubic Content.--Product of three Linear Dimensions (proportional to cube of similar sides)._

Cubic foot = 1,728 cubic in. Cubic yard = 27 cubic ft. = 46,656 " Barrel = 4.8125 " = 8,316 " Bushel = 1.2438 " = 2,150 " Gallon (wine) = 231 "

Ton = 2240 lbs. avoirdupois.

1 gallon of water weighs 58,328.8 grains troy = 10.126 lbs. troy.

Contents of Casks.--Add into one sum 39 times the square of the bung diameter, 25 times the square of the head diameter, and 26 times the product of the two diameters; then multiply the sum by the length, and the product again by 24/2 for wine gallons.





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