Weights and Measures: Table

Weights and Measures: Table

Weights and Measures: Table

°C= (F-32) x 5/9

 Some Non-SI Units Used in North America Unit Definition SI Value LENGTH nautical mile air & sea measure¹ 1.852 km furlong 220 yd 201.2 m mile 1760 yd 1.609 km arpent 180 Paris feet 58.47 m yard 3 feet 0.9144 m foot 12 inches 0.3048 m inch 1/36 yard 25.4 mm AREA acre (survey) 4840 sq yards (survey) 4047 m2 acre (commercial) 4000 sq yards (commercial) 3344.51 m2 MASS Avoirdupois: long ton 2240 lb 1.016 t short ton 2000 lb 0.907 t pound 16 ounces 0.453 kg ounce 1/12 ancient Roman pound 28.35 g Troy: pound 12 oz 0.3732 kg ounce 20 dwt 31.10 g pennyweight (dwt) 24 g 1.555 g CAPACITY barrel (bbl) 36 gal 163.7 L barrel [US]² 42 US gal 159.0 L bushel (bu) 4 pecks 36.37 L peck 2 gal 9.092 L gallon (gal) 4.54609 L gallon [US] 231 cu in 3.785 L quart (qt) ¼ gal 1.137 L pint (pt) ½ qt 568.3 ml MISCELLANEOUS British Thermal Unit (Btu)³ 1055 J carat weight for precious stones 200 mg Fahrenheit (°F) °F = (C x 1.8) + 32°C = (F - 32) x 5/9

horsepower

550 ft lb/sec

745.7 W

knot

1 naut mi/hr

0.5144 m/s

¹ Based on the length of a minute of arc of a great circle; differs because the Earth is not a perfect sphere
² This is the barrel used in the oil industry
³ The amount of heat required to raise the temperature of a pound of water one degree Fahrenheit near 39.2°F