Weights of bells

David & Mary Kelly bells at k...
Thu May 16 18:34:16 BST 2002

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We use the following formula for estimating weights:

W =3D ( C * f * (D to the power 4) )/U

where c is a contant between 2.6 and 3. Use 3 for modern bells and around 2=
.7 for older bells.
U is a constant of value 4359085
f is the frequency of the Nominal partial in Hz
D is the diameter of the bell in inches
W is the weight in pounds.


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