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Extreme Waves Appendix B Units of Measure and Conversion Factors Multiply: By: To get: Bars 105 Pascals (newton per square meter) Bars 14.5 Pounds per square inch Barrels (U.S.) 42 Gallons Barrels (U.S.) 0.119 Cubic meters Cubic feet 0.0283 Cubic meters Feet 0.305 Meters Feet 12 Inches Grams per cubic centimeter 1.0 Metric tons per cubic meter Inches 2.54 Centimeters Kilograms per square meter 0.205 Pounds per square foot Kilometers 0.621 Statute miles Kilometers 0.540 Nautical miles Knots 0.514 Meters per second Knots 1.151 Miles per hour Meters 3.281 Feet
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Extreme Waves Multiply: By: To get: Meters 39.37 Inches Metric tons 2,005 Pounds Miles 1.609 Kilometers Miles 5,280 Feet Miles per hour 0.869 Knots Millibars 0.0295 Inches of mercury at 32 degrees Fahrenheit Nautical miles 1.852 Kilometers Nautical miles 1.151 Statute miles Pounds (force) 4.448 Newtons Pounds 0.454 Kilograms Pounds per square foot 47.9 Pascals (newtons per square meter) Pounds per square inch 6,890 Pascals Pounds per cubic foot 0.01602 Metric tons per cubic meter Register tons 100 Cubic feet Register tons 2.832 Cubic meters Short tons (2,000 pounds) 0.907 Metric tons
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