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METRIC CONVERSIONS
Equivalents
US to MetricMetric to US
Length1 inch = 25.4 millimeters1 millimeter = .03937 Inch
1 inch = 2.54 centimeters1 centimeter = .3937 inch
39.37 inches = 1 meter1 meter = 39.37 inches
1 foot = .3048 meter1 meter = 3.2808 feet
1 mile = 1.609 kilometers1 kilometer = .6214 mile
Area1 square inch = 6.4516 square centimeters1 square centimeter = .155 square inches
1 square foot = 929.03 square centimeters1 square centimeter = .0011 square feet
1 square foot = .0929 square meters1 square meter = 10.76 square feet
Weight1 ounce = 28.35 grams1 gram = .0353 ounce
1 pound = .4536 kilograms1 kilogram = 2.2046 pounds
1 ton = .9072 metric ton1 metric ton = 1.1025 tons (2205 pounds)
Temperature32F = 0C0C = 32F
Volume1 cubic inch = 16.3871 cubic centimeters1 cubic centimeter = .0610 cubic inch
1 cubic foot = .0283 cubic meter1 cubic meter = 35.3145 cubic feet
1 cubic yard = .7640 cubic meter1 cubic meter = 1.3080 cubic yards
1 quart = .9463 liter1 liter = 1.0567 quarts
1 gallon = 3.7853 liters1 liter = .2642 gallons
Speed1 foot per minute = .0051 meters per second1 meter per second = 196.8504 feet per minute
Force1 pound per square inch =1 kilogram per square centimeter =
.0703 kilograms per square centimeter14.2248 pounds per square inch
1 pound per square inch = .00689 megapascals1 megapascal = 145.0377 pounds per square inch
1 pound force = 4.5352 newtons1 newton = .2205 pounds force
Conversion Formulas
US to MetricMetric to US
Lengthinches x 25.4 = millimetersmillimeters x .0394 = inches
inches x 2.54 = centimeterscentimeters x .394 = inches
inches x .0254 = metersmeters x 39.37 = inches
yards x .914 = metersmeters x 1.1 = yards
miles x 1.609 = kilometerskilometers x.6214 = miles
Areasquare inches x 6.4516 = square centimeterssquare centimeters x .1550 = square inches
square feet x .0929 = square meterssquare meters x 10.76 = square feet
square yards x .8361 = square meterssquare meters x 1.1960 = square yards
Weightounces x 28.3500 = gramsgrams x .0353 = ounces
pounds x .4536 = kilogramskilograms x 2.2046 = pounds
tons x .9072 = metric tonsmetric tons x 1.1025 = tons
Temperature(F - 32) x .556 = C(C x 1.8) +32 = F
Volumecubic yards x .7646 = cubic meterscubic meters x 1.3079 = cubic yards
quarts x .9463 = litersliters x 1.0567 = quarts
gallons x 3.7852 = litersliters x .2642 = gallons
Speedfeet per minute x .0051 = meters per secondmeters per second x 196.85 = feet per minute
Densitypounds per cubic foot x 16.0180 =kilograms per cubic meter x .0624 =
kilograms per cubic meterpounds per cubic foot
Forcepounds per inch x .1786 = kilograms per centimeterkilograms per centimeter x 5.5997 = pounds per inch
pounds per square inch x 6.8947 = kilopascalskilopascals x .1450 = pounds per square inch
PIW rating x 1.7856 = EP ratingEP rating x .5600 = PIW rating
pounds x 4.352 = newtonsnewtons x .2205 = pounds
pounds per inch x 1.7855 = newtons per centimeternewtons per centimeter x .5601 pounds per inch
Powerhorsepower x .7457 = kilowattskilowatts x 1.341 = horsepower

Revised: 21 Sep 97
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