Hydraulic Facts

HYDRAULIC FACTS:

 

  • One gallon of water weighs 8.34 lbs.

 

  • There are 7.48 gallons in a cubic foot.

 

  • 1 cubic foot of water weighs 62.4 pounds.

 

  • Water can be siphoned a maximum height of 33.9 feet at sea level. 

 

  • A column of water one foot high exerts .433 psi at the base.

 

  • A column of water 27.75 inches or 2.31 feet high exerts 1 psi at the base.

 

  • Atmospheric pressure at sea level is 14.7 psia.