Degrees F to degrees C - Metric Tables

days denier degrees dynes
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These units multiplied by ...... ..this factor will... ..convert to these units.
darcy 9.869233E-13 square metres
days (mean solar) 86400 seconds
days (sidereal) (more on time) 86164.09 seconds
debye 3.335641E-30 coulomb metre
decigrams 0.1 grams
decilitres 0.1 litres
decimetres 0.1 metres
degrees Fahrenheit -32 x 0.55555 degrees Celsius
degrees (angle) 0.01111 quadrants
degrees (angle) 0.01745329 radians
degrees (angle) 3600 seconds
degrees/sec 0.01745 radians/sec
degrees/sec 0.1667 revolutions/min
degrees/sec 0.002778 revolutions/sec
dekagrams 10 grams
dekalitres 10 litres
dekametres 10 metres
denier 1.111111E-04 gram per metre
denier 1 gram per 9000 metre
dioptre 1 per metre
drachm (fluid) (UK) ( medical ) 3.551633E-03 cu. metre
drams(apoth. or troy) 0.1371429 ounces(avoirdupois)
drams(apoth. or troy) 0.125 ounces (troy)
drams(US fluid or apoth.) 3.6967 cubic cm
drams 27.3437 grains
drams 1.7718 grams
drams 0.0625 ounces
drill size see table tap thread
drops (also see kitchen) 0.01666 teaspoons US
dyne/cm 0.01 erg/sq. millimetre
dyne/sq. cm 9.87E-07 atmospheres
dyne/sq. cm 2.95E-05 inch of mercury at 0°C
dyne/sq. cm 0.0004015 inch of water at 4°C
dynes 0.00102 grams
dynes 0.0000001 joules/cm
dynes 0.00001 joules/metre (newtons)
dynes 1.02E-06 kilograms
dynes 7.23E-05 poundals
dynes 2.25E-06 pounds
dyne cm 1.00E-07 newton metre
dyne per sq. cm 0.1 pascal (Pa)
dynes/sq. cm 0.000001 bars
These units multiplied by ...... ..this factor will... ..convert to these units.
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We have tried to be accurate with the above table but cannot be held responsible for inaccuracies.
Go back to first principals and double check your calculations if the result is 'mission critical'.

The scientific notation used in the factors column helps to reduce long numbers to a manageable width. E+01 means moving the decimal point one space to the right so 1.00E+01 is shorthand for 10, then 1.33E+00 stays at 1.33 and 1.33E-01 becomes 0.133. The format tends to be used when the figure gets longer so E+09 or E-09 cuts out a lot of noughts.

Task: How many sq.rods in 10 acres.
From the tables: 1 acre = 160 sq.rods, so
10 acres x 160 = 1600 sq.rods
When you want to reverse the conversion,
divide by the factor viz.
1600 sq.rods/160 = 10 acres

Impossible Conversions
Remember that you cannot create energy only convert it. Likewise, you will not find a conversion from pounds to metres - the basic units must remain the same - mass converted to mass, length converted to length, et al.

You won't usually find a conversion from kilograms to grams - the prefix 'kilo' means '1,000' so a kilogram is in fact 1,000 grams in the same way as a kilometer is 1,000 metres [or about 1,000 yards in 'old money']. I have put a few in the table because visitors have asked for them. More examples can be found on the prefix table.

One handy metric link between units to remember is that 1 Litre [1000cc] of pure water weighs 1 kilogram.

If accuracy is critical beware of old versions of MS Excel which had problems rounding off numbers.

Metrication is a great help but has also created anomalies; I have seen pressure gauges changed from a commonly used psi to kg/cm.sq., bar, pascal, kPa and atmos but will no doubt move to a popular metric standard in a few decades.

More information on the SI System (Le Système International d'Unités) base units and definitions.


last modified: 6th. September 2011

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