cubic metre per kilogram

cubic metre per kilogram

SI coherent derived unit
Name Symbol Derived quantity
cubic metre per kilogram kg−1 m3 specific volume


The cubic metre per kilogram, symbol kg−1 m3, is the SI coherent derived unit of specific volume.
The specific volume of a substance is the ratio of a substance’s volume to its mass. Specific volume is defined as the number of cubic metres occupied by one kilogram of a particular substance.

Specific volume is the reciprocal of volumetric mass density.