Buoyancy Calculator | iCalculator

The Buoyancy Calculator will calculate:

  1. The immersed volume of a floating object
  2. Buoyant force exerted by a fluid on objects immersed in them
  3. Mass of the displaced liquid when an object is immersed in it

Buoyancy Calculator
Buoyancy Calculator Results (detailed calculations and formula below)
The immersed part of a floating object expressed in percentage is m3
The buoyant force exerted by a fluid on objects completely immersed is N
The mass of the displaced liquid when an object is completely immersed is kg
The immersed part of a floating object expressed in percentage calculations
Vim = mobj/ρliq
Vim = /
Vim =
The buoyant force exerted by a fluid on objects completely immersed calculations
Fb = ρliq × Vobj × g
Fb = × ×
Fb =
The mass of the displaced liquid when an object is completely immersed calculations
mdisp = ρliq × Vobj
mdisp = ×
mdisp =
Buoyancy Calculator Input Values
Mass of the immersed or floating object (mobj) kg
Total volume of the immersed or floating object (Vobj) m
Density of liquid (ρliq) kg/m3
Gravitational field strength (g) m/s2

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Buoyancy Calculator Limitations

The Buoyancy Calculator only works if the liquid depth is greater than the object's height.

The immersed part of a floating object expressed in percentage Formula and Calculation

Vim = mobj/ρliq

The buoyant force exerted by a fluid on objects completely immersed Formula and Calculation

Fb = ρliq × Vobj × g

The mass of the displaced liquid when an object is completely immersed Formula and Calculation

mdisp = ρliq × Vobj

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