Fundamental Units Of Measurements

In the topics below are listed the fundamental units of measurements supported by the EMSO process simulator.

Fundamental Units

m length in meters
kg mass in kilogram
s time in seconds
K temperature in Kelvin
A eletric current in Ampere
mol the amount of substance in mole
cd the luminous intensity in Candela
rad angle measure in radian
US$ money in dollar (USA)

Length

cm 1e-2*m centimeter
mm 0.1*cm millimeter
fermi 1e-15*m fermi
Å 1e-10*m angstrom
µ 1e-6*m micro
mil 2.54e-5*m mil
ftUS 0.304800609601*m international foot
fath 1.82880365761*m fathom
rd 5.02921005842*m rod
chain 20.1168402337*m chain
miUS 1609.34721869*m US statute miles
nmi 1852*m nautical mile
mi 1609.344*m International Mile
km 1000*m Kilometer
au 1.495979e11*m Astronomical Unit
lyr 9.46052840488e15*m light year
pc 3.08567818585e16*m parsec
Mpc 3.08567818585e22*m megaparsec
in 0.0254*m inch
ft 0.3048*m foot
yd 0.9144*m yard

Area

acre 4046.87260987*m^2 acre
a 100*m^2 are
ha 10000*m^2 hectare
b 1e-28*m^2 barn

Volume

st m^3 Stere
fbm 0.002359737216*m^3 board foot
pk 0.0088097675*m^3 peck
bu 0.03523907*m^3 bushel
bbl 0.158987291928*m^3 barrel
trp 4.92892159375e-6*m^3 teaspoon
tbsp 1.47867647813e-5*m^3 tablespoon
ozUK 2.8413075e-5*m^3 fluid ounce (UK)
ozfl 2.95735295625e-5*m^3 fluid ounce
cu 2.365882365e-4*m^3 US Cup
l 1e-3*m^3 liter
ml 1e-3*l milliliter
pt 0.000473176473*m^3 pint
qt 0.000946352946*m^3 quart
gal 0.00378541178*m^3 gallon
galC 0.00454609*m^3 imperial gallon
galUK 0.004546092*m^3 gallon (UK)

Time

Hz 1/s hertz
min 60*s minute
rpm 1/min revolution per minute
h 60*min hour
d 24*h day
yr 31556925.9744*s year

Velocity

c 299792458*m/s velocity (or "speed") of light
knot 0.514444444444*m/s knot
mph 0.44704*m/s mile per hour
kph 0.277777777778*m/s kilometer per hour

Mass

u 1.6605402e-27*kg atomic mass unit
grain 0.00006479891*kg grain
ct 0.0002*kg carat
ozt 0.0311034768*kg troy ounce
t 1000*kg tonne
tonUK 1016.0469088*kg ton (UK)
ton 907.18474*kg ton
lbt 0.3732417216*kg troy pound
slug 14.5939029372*kg slug
oz 0.028349523125*kg ounce
lb 0.45359237*kg pound
g kg/1000 gram
kmol 1e3*mol kilomole
lbmol 453.59237*mol pound mole

Force

N kg*m/s^2 newton
pdl 0.138254954376*N poundal
lbf 4.44822161526*N pounds of force
kip 4448.22161526*N kip
gf 0.00980665*N gram force
kgf 1e3*gf kilogram force
dyn 0.00001*N dyne

Energy

J kg*m^2/s^2 joule
kJ 1e3*J kilojoule
MJ 1e6*J megajoule
GJ 1e9*J gigajoule
eV 1.60217733e-19*J electronvolt
MeV 1e6*eV megaelectronvolt
therm 105506000*J therm
Btu 1055.05585262*J British thermal unit
cal 4.1868*J calorie
kcal 1e3*cal kilo calorie
erg 1e-7*J erg

Power

W kg*m^2/s^3 watt
kW 1e3*W Kilowatt
MW 1e6*W megawatt
hp 745.699871582*W horsepower

Pressure

Pa kg/m/s^2 pascal
kPa 1e3*Pa Kilopascal
MPa 1e3*kPa megapascal
inH2O 248.84*Pa inch of water column
inHg 3386.38815789*Pa inch of mercury
mmHg 133.322368421*Pa millimeter of mercury
torr 133.322368421*Pa torr
psi 6894.75729317*Pa pound per square inch
bar 1e5*Pa bar
atm 101325*Pa atmosphere

Temperature

degR K/1.8 degree Rankine

Eletric

Wb kg*m^2/A/s^2 weber
T kg/A/s^2 tesla
S A^2*s^3/kg/m^2 siemens
mho A^2*s^3/kg/m^2 mho
Fdy 96487*A*s faraday
F A^2*s^4/kg/m^2 farad
ohm kg*m^2/A^2/s^3 ohm
C A*s unit of relative current for batteries
V kg*m^2/A/s^3 volt

Angle

arcs 4.8481368111e-6*rad arcsecond
arcmin 2.90888208666e-4*radarcminute
grad 1.57079632679e-2*radgrad
deg 1.74532925199e-2*raddegree

Radiation

R 0.000258*A*s/kg R
Ci 3.7e10/s curie
Bq 1/s becquerel
Sv m^2/s^2 sievert
rem 0.01*m^2/s^2 rem
Gy m^2/s^2 gray

Viscosity

St 0.0001*m^2/s stoke
P 0.1*kg/m/s poise
cP 0.001*kg/m/s centipoise

Money

R$ US$/3.05 Brazilian money (Real)

Acceleration of Gravity

ga 9.80665*m/s^2 standard acceleration of gravity
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