|Unit system||Imperial and US customary|
|Symbol||yd3 or cu yd|
|1 yd3 in ...||... is equal to ...|
|SI units||0.7645549 m3|
|Imperial and US customary||27 ft3|
A cubic yard (symbol yd3) is an Imperial / U.S. customary (non-SI non-metric) unit of volume, used in Canada and the United States. It is defined as the volume of a cube with sides of 1 yard (3 feet, 36 inches, 0.9144 meters) in length.
The IEEE symbol for the cubic yard is yd³. The following abbreviations are used:
One cubic yard per second (1 yd3/s) is a unit of volume flow rate. It corresponds to one cubic yard passing through a specified area every second.
One cubic yard per minute (1 yd3/min) is a unit of volume flow rate. It corresponds to one cubic yard passing through a specified area every minute.
|1 cubic yard|
|= 27 cubic feet|
|= 46656 cubic inches|
|= 0.764554857984 cubic metres|
|≈ 1.83426465×10−10 cubic miles|
|≈ 21.0223197 imperial bushels|
|≈ 21.6962157 US bushels|
|≈ 168.178557 imperial gallons|
|≈ 201.974 US liquid gallons|
|≈ 4.80890476 crude barrels|
|≈ 764.5549 litres|