Volume FAQs:


Q: Is volume the quantity of three-dimensional space enclosed by a closed surface?

A: Yes, for example, the space that a substance or shape occupies or contains.

Q: Is volume a concept important in thermodynamics where the volume of a working fluid is often an important parameter of a system being studied?

A: Yes.

Q: Is volume a function of state and is interdependent with other thermodynamic properties such as pressure and temperature?

A: Yes.

Q: Is volume related to the pressure and temperature of an ideal gas by the ideal gas law?

A: Yes.

Q: Is volume the cubes of units of length?

A: Yes.

Q: Is volume not additive?

A: Yes.

Q: Is volume often quantified numerically using the SI derived unit?

A: Yes, and the cubic metre.

Q: Is volume a fundamental parameter?

A: Yes, and is a conjugate variable to pressure.

Q: Is volume the cubic metre?

A: Yes, The metric system also includes the litre as a unit of volume, where one litre is the volume of a 10-centimetre cube.

Q: Is volume also in use?

A: Yes, and including the cubic inch, the cubic foot, the cubic mile, the teaspoon, the tablespoon, the fluid ounce, the fluid dram, the gill, the pint, the quart, the gallon, the minim, the barrel, the cord, the peck, the bushel, and the hogshead.

Q: Is volume expressed by means of the volume form?

A: Yes, and is an important global Riemannian invariant.