 Finding the Volume of a Tank,
a selection of answers from the Dr. Math archives.
 Volume of a Cylinder
 What is the volume of the storage tank with a diameter 6m, height 5m?
 Volume of Liquid in a
Cylindrical Tank
 How can I calculate volume of liquid in a cylinder that's not
full and lying horizontally?
 Units and Cylinder Volume
 Find the volume and surface area of a cylindical storage tank
with a radius of 15 feet and a height of 30 feet.
 Depth of a Tank
 A tank 100' long and 10' wide holds 15,000 cu. ft. of water...
 Horizontal Gas Tank Content
Formula
 Can you help me find a formula to measure the volume of gas left
in a horizontal gas tank given the height of the gas and the dimensions
of the tank?
 1/4 Tank Dipstick Problem
(from Car Talk)
 The gauge on Rick's 18wheeler is broken, so he uses a dowel
to measure the diesel in his tank, which is cylindershaped, 20 inches
in diameter, and sits on its side. How can he mark the dipstick to
show 1/4 of a tank of fuel?
 Liquid in an Elliptical Tank
 Given any height of liquid, say 3 ft., how can I calculate the volume?
 Volume of a Cylindrical Tank
 I have to keep an inventory of how much is kept in a farm of tanks
outside my school. The tanks are cylindrical, which would be no problem
if they were standing on end...
 Volume of a Partially Filled
Cylindrical Tank
 I have a cylindrical tank on its side, and want to mark a
dipstick for it.
 Volume of Liquid in
a Cylinder
 How can I calculate the area under a chord of a circle 
the amount of liquid in a cylinder laid in the horizontal plane?
 Volume by Inch of a ConeShaped Tank
 I have a chemical tank that has a cone bottom and I need to know the
volume of each inch of the cone.
 Variable Volumes in an Oblate Spheroid
 We need to know how much water is in the tank at any given time.
 Segment of an Ellipse
 We often use horizontal oval tanks for storing drinking water and fuel,
and we would like to be able to calculate the contents.
 Fuel Left in an Ellipsoidal Tank
 How much fuel is left in a tank at any depth, given that the tank is
ellipsoidal?
 Finding the Volume of a Horizontal Tank
 What is the formula for finding the volume of a horizontal cylinder?
 Changing Angle of a Tank
 Points A and B represent pressure sensors in fixed positions on the base
of a round tank. The chord through CD represents the water level in the tank.
Lines a and b are the heights of water registered by each sensor...
 Volume of Liquid in the Bottom of a Tank
 I need to be able to calculate the volume of stored liquid in the parabolic
bowl of a cylindrical vertical tank based on the liquid level.
