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Using the AVD Weight and Volume Calculator.

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How do you calculate the weight if you know the given sizes of different MS Structural Steel elements like MS Angle, MS Unequal Angle, MS I Beam, MS Pipe, MS H Beam, MS Channel, MS Square Bar, MS Round Bar, MS Rectangular Tube, etc? I need to know only the formula to calculate the weight, I have the sizes of all above said items.

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The general weight formula is: Weight (Mass) = Volume * Density. In order to calculate it, you don't need to know any formula because the AVD Weight and Volume Calculator can do it very easy. Once you launch it, click one of the Free-size shapes or Structural shapes tabs, select the shape you want to calculate, enter the sizes in the provided fields to determine the volume and select the material to allow the software to use its density. After that, you need to press Add to calculate the mass:

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