# 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
^{-9}Henry. **Abmho**- The CGS unit that is the reciprocal of the ohm equal to 1.0x10
^{9}Siemens. **Abohm**- The CGS unit of electrical resistance equal to 1.0x10
^{-9}Ohms. **abtesla**- The CGS unit of magnetic flux density equal to 10
^{-4}tesla. **Abvolt**- The CGS unit of electromotive force equal to 1.0x10
^{-9}Volt. **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 = 100m
^{2} **Area**- The derived SI unit of area is the m
^{2}. **atm**- An abbreviation of atmosphere.
**bar**- A derived unit of pressure used in meteorology. 1 bar = 1x10
^{5}Pa. **Barn**- A unit of nuclear cross section, 1 Barn = 10
^{-28}m^{2}. **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 cm
^{3}or cc. **Cubic Foot**- 1 cubic foot = 0.0283168 m
^{3} **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 m
^{3} **Cubit**- Unit of length equal to 457.2x10
^{-3}m. **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
^{-9}J. **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.
**ft**^{2}- Imperial unit of area.
**ft**^{3}s^{-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
^{-3}kg. **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 3.6x10
^{6}J. **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.

**Subjects: ** Units