Units of measurement
Conversion of units of measurement
Metrication
Metrication
Metrication or metrification is the conversion to the metric system of weights and measures. This has involved a long process of independent and systematic conversions of countries from various local ...
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Watt second
A watt second (also watt-second, symbol W s or W·s) is a derived unit of energy equivalent to the joule.(Taylor & Thompson 2008, pp. 39–40, 53) The watt-second is the energy equiva...
Two-liter bottle
The two-liter bottle is a common container for soft drinks. These bottles are produced from polyethylene terephthalate, also known as PET plastic, using the blow molding process. Bottle labels consist...
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Metrication by country
Metrication by country - Wikipedia
Billion cubic metres of natural gas
Billion cubic metres of natural gas (abbreviated: bcm) is a measure of natural gas production and trade. Depending of implied standards, this measure may represent different value of energy content. ...
Erg
An erg (short for ergon, a Greek word meaning "work/task") is a unit of energy and mechanical work equal to 10 joules. It originated in the centimetre–gram–second (CGS) system of units, symbol "erg". ...
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Watt-hour per kilogram
The watt-hour per kilogram (SI abbreviation: W⋅h/kg) is a unit of specific energy commonly used to measure the density of energy in batteries and capacitors. One watt-hour per kilogram is equal to 36...
Metric Pixel Canvas
Metric Pixel Canvas - Wikipedia
Foot-pound (energy)
The foot-pound force (symbol: ft·lbf or ft·lbf), or simply foot-pound (symbol: ft·lb) is a unit of work or energy in the Engineering and Gravitational Systems in United States customary and imperial u...
Petaton
The tonne (/tʌn/) (British and SI; SI symbol: t) or metric ton (American) is a non-SI metric unit of mass equal to 1000 kilograms; it is thus equivalent to one megagram (Mg). 1,000 kilograms is equiva...
ISO 216
ISO 216 specifies international standard (ISO) paper sizes used in most countries in the world today. The standard defines the "A" and "B" series of paper sizes, including A4, the most commonly availa...
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History of the metric system
Concepts similar to those behind the metric system had been discussed in the 16th and 17th centuries. Simon Stevin had published his ideas for a decimal notation and John Wilkins had published a propo...
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History of computer hardware in Soviet Bloc countries
The history of computing hardware in the former Soviet Bloc is somewhat different from that of the Western world. As a result of the CoCom embargo, computers could not be imported on a large scale fro...
History of computer hardware in Soviet Bloc countries - Wikipedia
Gasoline gallon equivalent
Gasoline gallon equivalent (GGE) or gasoline-equivalent gallon (GEG) is the amount of alternative fuel it takes to equal the energy content of one liquid gallon of gasoline. GGE allows consumers to co...
Barrel of oil equivalent
The barrel of oil equivalent (BOE) is a unit of energy based on the approximate energy released by burning one barrel (42 U.S. gallons or 158.9873 litres) of crude oil. The BOE is used by oil and gas...
Decimal time
Decimal time is the representation of the time of day using units which are decimally related. This term is often used specifically to refer to French Revolutionary Time, which divided the day into 10...
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Conversion of units
Conversion of units is the conversion between different units of measurement for the same quantity, typically through multiplicative conversion factors.
The process of conversion depends on the sp...
Ke (unit)
The ke (刻; pinyin: kè) is a traditional Chinese unit of decimal time lasting approximately a quarter of a western hour. Traditionally the ke divides a day into 100 equal intervals of 14.4 minutes (14 ...
Metricated units
Rydberg constant
The Rydberg constant, symbol R∞ or RH, named after the Swedish physicist Johannes Rydberg, is a physical constant relating to atomic spectra, in the science of spectroscopy. The constant first arose a...
Kilowatt hour
The kilowatt hour (symbol kWh, kW·h, or kW h) is a unit of energy equal to 1,000 watt-hours, or 3.6 megajoules. If the energy is being transmitted or used at a constant rate (power) over a p...
Cubic mile of oil
The cubic mile of oil (CMO) is a unit of energy. It was created by Hew Crane of SRI International to aid in public understanding of global-scale energy consumption and resources.Significant sources o...
Cubic mile of oil - Wikipedia
Joule
The joule (/ˈdʒuːl/ or sometimes /ˈdʒaʊl/), symbol J, is a derived unit of energy, work, or amount of heat in the International System of Units. It is equal to the energy transferred (or work done) wh...
Kilokaiser
The Kaiser (K) is a unit of energy. A common form is kiloKaiser (kK). 1 kK = 1000 cm. ( cm, wavenumber or inverse wavelength.) This unit is most commonly used with respect to energy transitio...
Foot-poundal
The Foot-poundal (symbol: ft-pdl) is a unit of energy that is part of the foot-pound-second system of units, in Imperial units introduced in 1879, and is from the specialized subsystem of English Abs...
Calorie
The name calorie is used for two units of energy.Although these units are part of the metric system, they have been superseded in the International System of Units by the joule. One small calorie is ...
Measurement of land in Punjab
The following are the basic 'measurements of land used in Punjab and Haryana' in ascending order.A killa or Acre is measured rectangularly, reckoned as an area 36 karams (198 ft) x 40 karams (220...
Quad (unit)
A quad is a unit of energy equal to 10 (a short-scale quadrillion) BTU, or 1.055 × 10 joules (1.055 exajoules or EJ) in SI units.The unit is used by the U.S. Department of Energy in discussing wo...
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Exaton
The tonne (/tʌn/) (British and SI; SI symbol: t) or metric ton (American) is a non-SI metric unit of mass equal to 1000 kilograms; it is thus equivalent to one megagram (Mg). 1,000 kilograms is equiva...
Units of energy
Because energy is defined via work, the SI unit for energy is the same as the unit of work – the joule (J), named in honor of James Prescott Joule and his experiments on the mechanical equivalen...