VIAS Encyclopedia provides a collection of tables and definitions commonly needed in science and engineering.

Common Measurement Units - Force, Pressure, Weight


Identifier Value Units             Description
Carat 210-4 kg carat
Ounce 2.834952312510-2 kg mass of an ounce
Pound 4.535923710-1 kg mass in pounds
Troy Ounce 3.110347510-2 kg troy ounce
UK Ton 1.0160469088103 kg UK ton


Identifier Value Units             Description
dyne 110-5 kg m s-2 force in kilopounds
kilopond 9.80665103 kg m s-2 A kilopond is the weight of a kilogram in Newton.
kilopound 4.44822161526103 kg m s-2 force in kilopounds
Newton 1.0 kg m s-2 The MKS unit of force.
pound 4.44822161526 kg m s-2 force in pounds
poundal 1.3825510-1 kg m s-2 poundal


Identifier Value Units             Description
atmosphere 1.01325105 kg m-1 s-2 standard atmosphere
bar 1.0105 kg m-1 s-2 1 bar equals 100000 Pascal
mmHg 1.33322368421102 kg m-1 s-2 millimeter mercury
Pascal 1.0 kg m-1 s-2 The MKS unit of pressure equal to 1 N m-2
psi 6.89475729317103 kg m-1 s-2 pounds per square inch
Torr 1.33322368421102 kg m-1 s-2 Torr is just another name for mmHg

Last Update: 2005-02-03