Volumic - Dynamic NPU Manual


Definition by words Kind-of-quantity of system 1 divided by volume of system 1
Definition by equation

“Volumic” is a modifier (adjective) to a kind-of-quantity in which the numerator kind-of-quantity must be specified and the denominator kind-of-quantity is volume by default.


The numerator kind-of-quantity and volume (the denominator kind-of-quantity) are both adjectives to system 1.

Volumic must not be confused with concentration that may share the same corresponding measurement unit.


Volumic mass (density) of water is defined as:

The corresponding unit may be: g/L, kg/L, etc. which are also used for mass concentration

Reference Ferard G, Dybkaer R, Fuentes-Arderiu X. Compendium of Terminology and Nomenclature of Properties in Clinical Laboratory Sciences : Recommendations 2016. 1 ed: Royal Society of Chemistry; 2016. 182 p. doi:10.1039/9781782622451.