Cubic yards to cubic meters (yd3 to m3) volume units conversion factor is 0.764. To find out how many cubic meters in cubic yards, multiply the cubic yard value by the conversion factor or use the converter.
1 Cubic Yard = 0.764 554 858 Cubic Meters
There are 0.764 cubic meters in a cubic yard, because one yard equals to 0.9144 meters and the volume of a cube is calculated by multiplying the length of a side by itself twice, that makes 0.9144 * 0.9144 * 0.9144 = 0.764 cubic meters in a cubic yard.
For example, to find out how many cubic meters there are in a cubic yard and a half, as a formula to convert from cubic yards to cubic meters, multiply the cubic yard value by 0.764, that makes 1.5 yd3 * 0.764 = 1.146 cubic meters in 1.5 cubic yards.
Cubic yard is an imperial and US customary volume unit and equals to 0.764 cubic meters, 27 cubic feet and 46656 cubic inches. The abbreviation is "yd3".
Cubic meter is a metric volume unit and equals to 1.3 cubic yards and 35.3 cubic feet. The abbreviation is "m3".