Units Conversions

Abampere
The CGS electromagnetic unit of current equal to 10 Amperes.
Abcoulomb
The CGS unit of electric charge equal to 10 Coulomb.
Abhenry
The CGS unit of inductance equal to 1.0x10-9Henry.
Abmho
The CGS unit that is the reciprocal of the ohm equal to 1.0x109Siemens.
Abohm
The CGS unit of electrical resistance equal to 1.0x10-9Ohms.
abtesla
The CGS unit of magnetic flux density equal to 10-4 tesla.
Abvolt
The CGS unit of electromotive force equal to 1.0x10-9Volt.
abwatt
The CGS unit of power equal to 10-7 watt.
abweber
The CGS unit of magnetic flux equal to 10-8 weber. Also known as the maxwell.
ac ft
Abbreviation of acre foot, a volume one foot deep covering an area of one acre.
Acre
A British unit of area, traditionally used in agriculture.
Acre Foot
A volume one foot deep covering an area of one acre.
Acre Inch
A volume one inch deep covering an area of one acre.
Ampere-Hour
An alternative unit of electrical charge.
Apothecaries Ounce
Once used as a measurement of weight for drugs and other medical substances.
Are
A derived SI Unit of area. 1 Are = 100m2
Area
The derived SI unit of area is the m2.
atm
An abbreviation of atmosphere.
bar
A derived unit of pressure used in meteorology. 1 bar = 1x105 Pa.
Barn
A unit of nuclear cross section, 1 Barn = 10-28m2.
Barrel
A unit of capacity in the oil industry.
Barye
The CGS unit of pressure, equal to 1 dyne per square centimetre.
Bcfe
Abbreviation of Billion Cubic Feet of Gas Equivalent.
Becquerel
The Becquerel is a unit used to measure a radioactivity. One Becquerel is that quantity of a radioactive material that will have 1 transformations in one second.
Billion Cubic Feet of Gas Equivalent
This is really an energy unit equal to about 1.091 petajoules (PJ).
British Thermal Unit
The amount of heat required to raise the temperature of 1 pound of water by 1° Fahrenheit.
Btu
Abbreviation of British Thermal Unit.
Cable Length
Originally the length of a ship′s anchor cable, 120 fathoms.
cal
An abbreviation of calorie, a unit of energy in the British system of units.
Calorie
A unit of energy in the British system of units. Still used to define the amount of energy amount of energy contained in foods.
Calorie per Second
Unit of power.
Candela
The SI unit of luminous intensity.
cc
Abbreviation of Cubic Centimetre.
cd
An abbreviation of candela, the SI unit of luminous intensity.
Celsius Temperature Scale
The centigrade scale of temperature was defined as 0°C at the ice point of water and as 100°C at the boiling point of water (at 1 standard atmosphere).
Centigrade
The centigrade scale of temperature was defined as 0°C at the ice point of water and as 100°C at the boiling point of water (at 1 standard atmosphere).
Centigrade Heat Unit
The amount of heat necessary to raise one pound weight of water through 1° C.
Centimetre
The centimetre is a unit of length and is one hundredth of a metre by definition.
centipoise
One hundredth of a poise, the CGS derived unit of dynamic viscosity of a fluid.
Chu
Abbreviation of centigrade heat unit.
cP
An abbreviation of centipoise, one hundredth of a poise. The CGS derived unit of dynamic viscosity of a fluid.
Cubic Centimetre
Abbreviated as cm3 or cc.
Cubic Foot
1 cubic foot = 0.0283168 m3
Cubic Foot per Minute
British imperial unit of flow rate.
Cubic Foot per Second
British imperial unit of flow rate.
Cubic Inch
The cubic inch has traditionally been used in American to define the swept volume of internal combustion engines.
Cubic Yard
1 cubic yard = 0.764555 m3
Cubit
Unit of length equal to 457.2x10-3m.
cufm
Cubic foot per minute, a British imperial unit of flow rate.
cwt
Abbreviation of hundredweight, this is an imperial unit of mass.
Decibel
The human ear responds logarithmically and it is convenient to deal in logarithmic units in audio systems.
Denier
A unit used in measuring the thickness (fineness) of yarn. It is the mass in grams of 9000m of yarn.
Dyne
A force of 1 dyne acting on a mass of 1g imparts an acceleration of 1cms-2.
Erg
Unit of energy equal to 100.0x10-9J.
Fahrenheit
On the Fahrenheit scale 0°C = 32°F and 100°C = 212°F
Faraday
Quantity of electrical charge associated with one mole of chemical charge equal to 96485.3C
Feet per Minute
Old imperial units of velocity, abbreviated as fpm or ft min-1.
Feet per Second Squared
Old imperial unit of acceleration.
Fluid Ounce
20 fluid ounces = 1 pint
Foot
One foot was defined as one third of the Imperial Standard yard.
Foot Candle
A measure of light intensity on a surface being illuminated.
Foot Pound
Imperial unit of mechanical energy.
ft lb
Abbreviation of foot pound, Imperial unit of mechanical energy.
ft min-1
Abbreviation of Feet per Minute.
ft2
Imperial unit of area.
ft3s-1
Cubic foot per second.
ft s-2
Abbreviation of Feet per Second Squared, an old imperial unit of acceleration.
Gallon
This unit of volume is defined in the British and American system of units. Note 1 UK gallon = 1.2 US gallons.
Gallons per Minute
Volume flow rate.
GPM
Abbreviation of Gallons per Minute.
gram
The CGS unit of mass equal to 10-3kg.
Hectare
An SI derived unit of area.
Inches
A secondary unit in the British system of units, now replaced by the SI system and the metre.
Joule
The SI unit of energy.
kilo calories
1000 calories.
kilo pounds per square inch
A unit of pressure used in the imperial system of units.
Kilogram Force
Equivalent to the force exerted by 1 kilogram due to the local acceleration due to gravity.
kilojoule
One thousand joules.
kilometre
A length equal to 1000 metres.
Kilometres Per Hour
Unit of velocity used by most land based vehicles.
kiloWatt hour
Unit of energy equal to 3.6x106J.
kWh
Abbreviation of kiloWatt hour.
Litre
A derived SI unit of volume.
Litre Atmosphere
A unit of work or energy used in the study of confined gases.
MegaWatt hours
A unit of energy equal to 1,000,000 watts for one hour.
Metre
The metre is the SI unit of length.
millimetre
milli is the prefix representing a multiplication of 10-3 and metre is the SI unit of length.
Newton
The SI unit of force.
Newton Metre
The SI unit of Torque.
Nm
Abbreviation of newton metre, the SI unit of Torque.
Ounce Force
A derived unit of force in the British system of units.
Ounces
A secondary unit in the British system of units. 1 ounce (oz) = 28.34952 g
Poise
Named after the physicist Poiseuille this is the CGS derived unit of dynamic viscosity.
Pound Force Foot
The unit of torque in the old British system of units, abbreviated lbf ft.
Pounds per Square Inch
A British imperial unit of pressure. 1.0 psi = 6894.757 Pa
Slinch
Equal to 12 slugs, an old unit of mass.
Square Feet
Imperial unit of area.
Statampere
The unit ofcurrent in the obsolete electrostatic system of units.
Statcoulomb
The unit of charge in the obsolete electrostatic system of units.
Statfarad
The unit of capacitance in the obsolete electrostatic system of units.
Statvolt
The unit of electromotive force in the obsolete electrostatic system of units.
Statwatt
The unit of power in the obsolete electrostatic system of units.
Tons per Square Inch
Old imperial unit of pressure, abbreviated as Tsi or tonf in-2.
Troy Ounce
An old British unit of mass mainly used for measuring prescious metals. 1 troy ounce = 31.1035 g
Unit of Blood
Unit of volume for human blood and its components.
Watt Hour
A unit of energy equivalent to one watt of power expended for one hour of time.
Winchester Gallon
The US gallon, equivalent to 3.785411784 litres.
Yard
The yard was a unit of length of the British system of units.

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