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29. A liquid has a specific gravity of 0.865. What is the density of the liquid at 20 C in the
following units:
(a) kg/m
3
(b) lb
m
/ft
3
(c) g/cm
3
(d) kg/lt
29. Specific gravity is the ratio of the density of the liquid with respect to the density of
water at 20 C which is given by
.
Given this value, we can
compute the answers according to
HO
2
3
998.21 kg/m
ρ=
(a) The density of the liquid is
()
( )
2
33
0.865 998.21 kg/m
863.45 kg/m
liq
γ
ρ =
=
(b) In Table 24 we have the conversion factors that provide
3
3
m
m
kg
lb
0.0283 m
863.45
53.87 lb /ft
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This note was uploaded on 07/15/2010 for the course ECM 051 taught by Professor B.g.higgins during the Winter '10 term at UC Davis.
 Winter '10
 B.G.Higgins

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