So I'm realising I should have paid more attention in school, because I'm sure this would be a lot easier.

Anyway, I work in the metal industry and am constantly having to go to an online metal weight calculator to figure out information I need. That'd be fine if the internet speed where I work wasn't essentially dial up! Using a calculator is much faster or even better, a spreadsheet I could enter details into. I therefore need to know how to work out the volume of different shaped pieces of metal so I can multiply it by the density and get the overall weight of that item.

Square and rectangular shaped items are easy... length x width x height x density.

It's cylindrical, hollow and odd-shaped items that I'm struggling with.

I'd like to know how to calculate the volume of...

Solid Cylindrical items

Hollow Cylindrical items (tube/pipe) the metal weight only not the volume the inside can carry

Hollow square/rectangular items

T shape items

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Anyway, I work in the metal industry and am constantly having to go to an online metal weight calculator to figure out information I need. That'd be fine if the internet speed where I work wasn't essentially dial up! Using a calculator is much faster or even better, a spreadsheet I could enter details into. I therefore need to know how to work out the volume of different shaped pieces of metal so I can multiply it by the density and get the overall weight of that item.

Square and rectangular shaped items are easy... length x width x height x density.

It's cylindrical, hollow and odd-shaped items that I'm struggling with.

I'd like to know how to calculate the volume of...

Solid Cylindrical items

Hollow Cylindrical items (tube/pipe) the metal weight only not the volume the inside can carry

Hollow square/rectangular items

T shape items

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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