# Convert cubic yards to cubic feet

Please provide values below to convert cubic yard [yd^3] to cubic foot [ft^3], or *vice versa*.

### Cubic yard

**Definition:** A cubic yard (symbol: yd^{3}) is an imperial and United States Customary unit of volume defined as the volume of a cube with measurements 1 yd × 1 yd × 1 yd. It is equal to 27 cubic feet, 0.7645549 cubic meters, and 764.5549 liters.

**History/origin:** The cubic yard is based on the international yard, which was adopted in the 1950s and 1960s, and is equal to 0.9144 meters.

**Current use:** The cubic yard is used to some degree in the United States, the United Kingdom, and Canada. All of these countries also use metric or SI (International System of Units) measurements for volume such as liters, milliliters, and cubic meters.

### Cubic foot

**Definition:** A cubic foot (symbol: ft^{3}) is a unit of volume in the Imperial and United States customary systems of measurement defined as the volume of a cube with side measurements of 1 ft × 1 ft × 1 ft. It is equal to 1,728 cubic centimeters, approximately 0.028317 cubic meters, and 28.317 liters.

**History/origin:** The cubic foot is derived from the foot, the definition of which is based on the international yard which was adopted in the 1950s and 1960s as exactly equal to 0.9144 m.

**Current use:** The cubic foot is used in the United States and in some parts of Canada and the United Kingdom, though in all of these countries, the SI (International System of Units) units of volume, liter, milliliter, and cubic meter, are also used.

### Cubic Yard to Cubic Foot Conversion Table

Cubic Yard [yd^3] | Cubic Foot [ft^3] |
---|---|

0.01 yd^3 | 0.27 ft^3 |

0.1 yd^3 | 2.7 ft^3 |

1 yd^3 | 27 ft^3 |

2 yd^3 | 54 ft^3 |

3 yd^3 | 81 ft^3 |

5 yd^3 | 135 ft^3 |

10 yd^3 | 270 ft^3 |

20 yd^3 | 540 ft^3 |

50 yd^3 | 1350 ft^3 |

100 yd^3 | 2700 ft^3 |

1000 yd^3 | 27000 ft^3 |

### How to Convert Cubic Yard to Cubic Foot

1 yd^3 = 27 ft^3

1 ft^3 = 0.037037037 yd^3

**Example:** convert 15 yd^3 to ft^3:

15 yd^3 = 15 × 27 ft^3 = 405 ft^3