Mechanical Gas Fuel System G5.9, G8.3, G855 – Master Repair Manual 018-014   Weights and Measures – Conversion Factors

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Quantity U.S. Customary Metric From U.S.
Customary
To Metric
Multiply By
From Metric
To U.S.
Customary
Multiply By
  Unit Name Abbreviation Unit Name Abbreviation    
Area sq. inch in2 sq. millimeters mm2 645.16 0.001550
    sq. centimeters cm2 6.452 0.155
sq. foot ft2 sq. meter m2 0.0929 10.764
Fuel
Consumption
pounds per
horsepower hour
lb/hp-hr grams per kilowatt hour g/kW-hr 608.277 0.001645
Fuel
Performance
miles per gallon mpg kilometers per liter km/l 0.4251 2.352
gallons per mile gpm liters per kilometer l/km 2.352 0.4251
Force pounds force lbf Newton N 4.4482 0.224809
Length inch in millimeters mm 25.40 0.039370
foot ft millimeters mm 304.801 0.00328
Power horsepower hp kilowatt kW 0.746 1.341
Pressure pounds force per
sq. inch
psi kilopascal kPa 6.8948 0.145037
inches of mercury in Hg kilopascal kPa 3.3769 0.29613
inches of water in H2O kilopascal kPa 0.2488 4.019299
inches of mercury in Hg millimeters of
mercury
mm Hg 25.40 0.039370
inches of water in H2O millimeters of water mm H2O 25.40 0.039370
bars bars kilopascals kPa 100.001 0.00999
bars bars millimeters of
mercury
mm Hg 750.06 0.001333
Temperature fahrenheit °F centigrade °C (°F-32) ÷1.8 (1.8 x °C) +32
Torque pound force per foot ft-lb Newton-meter N•m 1.35582 0.737562
pound force per inch in-lb Newton-meter N•m 0.113 8.850756
Velocity miles/hour mph kilometers/hour kph 1.6093 0.6214
Volume:
liquid
displacement
gallon (U.S.) gal. liter l 3.7853 0.264179
gallon (Imp*) gal. liter l 4.546 0.219976
cubic inch in3 liter l 0.01639 61.02545
cubic inch in3 cubic centimeter cm3 16.387 0.06102
Weight (mass) pounds (avoir.) lb kilograms kg 0.4536 2.204623
Work British Thermal Unit BTU joules J 1054.5 0.000948
British Thermal Unit BTU kilowatt-hour kW-hr 0.000293 3414
horsepower hours hp-hr kilowatt-hour kW-hr 0.746 1.341

Last Modified:  03-Mar-2004