# Conversion Factors

### Length

Multiply | By | To Obtain |
---|---|---|

Centimeters | x .3937 | = inches |

Fathoms | x 6.0 | = feet |

Feet | x 12.0 | = inches |

Feet | x .3048 | = meters |

Inches | x 2.54 | = centimeters |

Kilometers | x .6214 | = miles |

Meters | x 3.281 | = feet |

Meters | x 39.37 | = inches |

Meters | x 1.094 | = yards |

Miles | x 5280.0 | = feet |

Miles | x 1.609 | = kilometers |

Rods | x 5.5 | = yards |

Yards | x .9144 | = meters |

### Area

Multiply | By | To Obtain |
---|---|---|

Acres | x 43560.0 | = square feet |

Acres | x 4840.0 | = square yards |

Circular Mils | x 7.854x10^{7} |
= square inches |

Circular Mils | x .7854 | = square mils |

Square Centimeters | x .144 | = square inches |

Square Feet | x 144.0 | = square inches |

Square Feet | x .0929 | = square meters |

Square Inches | x 6.452 | = sq. centimeters |

Square Meters | x 1.196 | = square yards |

Square Miles | x 640.0 | = acres |

Square Mils | x 1.273 | = circular mils |

Square Yards | x .8361 | = square meters |

### Volume

Multiply | By | To Obtain |
---|---|---|

Cubic Feet | x .0283 | = cubic meters |

Cubic Feet | x 7.481 | = gallons |

Cubic Inches | x .5541 | = ounces (fluid) |

Cubic Meters | x 35.31 | = cubic feet |

Cubic Meters | x 1.308 | = cubic yards |

Cubic Yards | x .7646 | = cubic meters |

Gallons | x .1337 | = cubic feet |

Gallons | x 3.785 | = liters |

Liters | x .2642 | = gallons |

Liters | x 1.057 | = quarts |

Ounces (fluid) | x 1.805 | = cubic inches |

Quarts (fluid) | x .9463 | = liters |

### Force & Weight

Multiply | By | To Obtain |
---|---|---|

Grams | x .0353 | = ounces |

Kilograms | x 2.205 | = pounds |

Newtons | x .2248 | = pounds (force) |

Ounces | x 28.35 | = grams |

Pounds | x 453.6 | = grams |

Pounds (force) | x 4.448 | = newtons |

Tons (short) | x 907.2 | = kilograms |

Tons (short) | x 2000.0 | = pounds |

### Torque

Multiply | By | To Obtain |
---|---|---|

Gram-Centimeters | x 0.139 | = ounces-inches |

Newton-Meters | x .7376 | = pound-feet |

Newton-Meters | x 8.851 | = pounds-inches |

Ounce-Inches | x 72.0 | = gram-centimeters |

Pound-Feet | x 1.3558 | = newton-meters |

Pound-Inches | x .113 | = newton-meters |

### Energy of Work

Multiply | By | To Obtain |
---|---|---|

Btu | x 778.2 | = foot-pounds |

Btu | x 252.0 | = gram-calories |

### Power

Multiply | By | To Obtain |
---|---|---|

Btu per hour | x .293 | = watts |

Horsepower | x 33000.0 | = foot-pounds per min. |

Horsepower | x 550.0 | = foot-pounds per sec. |

Horsepower | x 746.0 | = watts |

Kilowatts | x 1.341 | = horsepower |

### Plane Angle

Multiply | By | To Obtain |
---|---|---|

Degrees | x .0175 | = radians |

Minutes | x .01667 | = degrees |

Minutes | x 2.9x10^{4} |
= radians |

Quadrants | x 90.0 | = degrees |

Quadrants | x 1.5708 | = radians |

Radians | x 57.3 | = degrees |

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