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 7.854x107 = 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 2.9x104 = radians
Quadrants x 90.0 = degrees
Quadrants x 1.5708 = radians
Radians x 57.3 = degrees

 

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