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UNITS OF AREA

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sq. in.

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by
0.00694

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sq. ft.

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sq. ft.

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by
0.1111

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sq. yd.

0.00020
66

sq. yd.

acres

43,560

acres

acres

4,840

acres

sq. yd.

1,296

sq. yd.

sq. yd.

sq. in.

0.00077
2

sq. yd.

sq. ft.

0.000022
96
acres

sq. ft.

144

sq. in.

sq. yd.

sq. yd.

UNITS OF LENGTH
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in.

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by
0.0833

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ft.

ft.

in.

0.0278

in.

0.00001
58

miles

ft.

12

in.

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0.3333

yd.

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yd.

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yd.

0.00056
8

miles

ft.

0.00018
9

miles

miles

63,360

in.

ft.

0.00016
5

miles
(naut)

miles

5,280

ft.

yd.

36

in.

miles

1,760

yd.

yd.

ft.

miles
(naut)

6,076

ft.

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UNITS OF VOLUME
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cu.in.

0.00433

gal.

cu.in.

0.00057
9

cu.ft.

cu.in.

0.00002
14

cu.yd.

gal.

231

cu.in.

gal.

0.1337

cu.ft.

gal.

0.00495

cu.yd.

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gal.

0.000003
07
acre-ft.

gal.

0.0238

bbl (oil)

cu.ft.

1,728

cu.in.

cu.ft.

7.48

gal.

cu.ft.

0.037

cu.yd.

cu.ft.

0.000023 acre-ft.

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cu.yd.

46,656

cu.in.

cu.yd.

202

gal.

cu.yd.

27

cu.ft.

acre-ft.

325,800

gal.

bbl (oil)

42

gal.

acre-ft.

43,560

cu.ft.

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UNITS OF WEIGHT
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grains

0.00229

oz.

oz.

0.000031
25
tons

lb.

0.0005

grains

0.00014
29

lb.

grains

tons

gal.

8.3322

lb.

tons

14,000,0
00
grains

7.14E-08 tons

lb.

0.12002

gal

tons

32,000

oz.

oz.

438

grains

lb.

7,000

grains

tons

2,000

lb.

oz.

0.0625

lb.

lb.

16

oz.
lb/hr

0.00200
03

gpm

gpm

499.925

lb/hr

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UNITS OF VELOCITY
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fps

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60

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fpm

fpm

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by
0.01667

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fps

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by

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ft/hr

0.000189
4

mph

knots

1.689

fps

mph

1.467

fps

fps

3,600

ft/hr

fpm

60

ft/hr

fps

0.682

mph

fpm

0.01136

mph

fps

0.592

knots
ft/hr

0.000277
8

fps

mph

88

fpm

ft/hr

0.01667

fpm

mph

5,280

ft/hr

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UNITS OF WORK, ENERGY AND HEAT


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Btu

9,340

in.-lb

in.-lb

3.138E-08 kwhr

Btu

778.3

ft.-lb

in.-lb

4.21E-08

hp-hr

Btu

0.00029
3

ft.-lb

0.001285

ft.-lb

12

Btu

0.00039
3

kwhr
hp-hr

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kwhr

31,872,0
00
in.-lb

Btu

kwhr

2,656,00
0
ft.-lb

in.-lb

kwhr

1.341

hp-hr

ft.-lb

3.766E-07 kwhr

hp-hr

2,545

Btu

hp-hr

hp-hr

23,760,0
00
in.-lb

Btu
hp-hr

1,980,00
0
ft.-lb

in.-lb

0.00010
7

Btu

ft.-lb

0.000000
505

in.-lb

0.0833

ft.-lb

kwhr

3,413

hp-hr

0.7455

kwhr

UNITS OF PRESSURE
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in. water

0.0833

in. water

0.0736

in. water

82.98

in. water

0.03602

in. water

5.1869

ft. water

12

in. watermercury 70.47

psf

ft. water

0.8832

in.
in.
mercurymercury 0.03342

atm

ft. water

995.8

oz/sq.ft.

ft. water

0.4322

psi

ft. water

62.24

psf

ft. (any
liquid)

0.4322 x
sp gr

psi

in. mercury 13.57

ft. waterin.
mercury 1.131
in.
mercuryin.
mercury 1128
oz/sq.ft.
in.
psi
mercury 0.4894
psf
in.

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psi
ft. water
psi
oz/sq.ft.
psi
psi

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2.314

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ft. water

2.314/sp ft. (any


gr
liquid)
2.043

in. mercury

psi

230.4

oz/sq.ft.

psi

144

psf

psi

0.06802

atm

psf

0.1928

in. water

0.01607

ft. water

0.01419

in. mercury

atm

29.92

psf
in.
mercurypsf

oz/sq.ft.

0.01205

in. waterpsf

16

oz/sq.ft.

spf
ft. wateratm

0.00694

psi

oz/sq.ft.

0.00100
4

14.7

psi

in. wateroz/sq.ft.

0.00088
7

in.
mercury

oz/sq.ft.

0.00043
4

psi

oz/sq.ft.

0.0625

spf

psi

27.762

in. water

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VOLUME - FLOW RATES


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cfs
cfs
cfs

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60
3,600
7.48

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cfm
cu ft/hr
gps

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cu ft/hr

0.00027
78

cfs

cu ft/hr

0.01667

cfm
gps

cfs

448.8

gpm

cu ft/hr

0.00207
8

cfs

26,930

gal/hr

cu ft/hr

0.1247

gpm

cfs
cfs

646,317

gal/day

cu ft/hr

7.48

gal/hr

1.983

acreft/day

gps

0.1337

cfs

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gpm

8.022

cu ft/hr

gpm

0.01667

gps

gpm

60

gal/hr

gpm

499.925

lb/hr

gal/hr

0.00003
71

cfs

gal/hr

0.00223

cfm

gal/hr

0.1337

cu ft/hr

cfm

0.01667

cfs

gps

8.022

cfm

cfm

60

cu ft/hr

gps

481.3

cu ft/hr

cfm

0.1247

gps

gps

60

gpm

cfm

7.48

gpm

gps

3,600

gal/hr

cfm

448.8

gal/hr

gpm

0.00223

cfs

gpm

0.1337

cfm

gal/hr

0.00027
78

gps

gal/hr

0.01667

gpm

bbl/min
(oil)

42

gpm

bbl/day
(oil)

0.0292

gpm

acreft/day

0.5042

cfs

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WEIGHT - TIME RATES


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lb/sec

60

lb/min lb/min

60

lb/hr

lb/sec

3,600

lb/hr

lb/min

1,440

lb/sec

86,400

lb/day
lb/hr
lb/hr

lb/min

0.01667

lb/sec

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0.01667

lb/min

lb/day lb/hr

24

lb/day

0.002000
3

gpm

lb/day

0.0000115
7
lb/sec

0.000277
8

lb/sec

lb/day

0.000694

lb/min

lb/day

0.0417

lb/hr

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lb/hr

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