Unit Conversions

Length

1 km (kilometer)

=

0.621 mile

1 m (meter)

=

3.28 feet

1 cm (centimeter)

=

0.394 inch

1 mm (millimeter)

=

0.0394 inch

1 µm (micron)

=

0.0000394 inch

Mass

1 kg (kilogram)

=

2.20 pounds

1 g (gram)

=

0.0353 ounce

Energy

1 J (joule)

=

0.239 calories

1 MJ (megajoule)

=

239,000 calories

Velocity

1 km/second

=

2,240 miles/h

1 m/second

=

2.24 miles/h

Force

1 N (newton)

=

0.225 pound (force)

Pressure

1 kbar

=

14,500 pounds/square inch



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Unit Conversions Length 1 km (kilometer) = 0.621 mile 1 m (meter) = 3.28 feet 1 cm (centimeter) = 0.394 inch 1 mm (millimeter) = 0.0394 inch 1 µm (micron) = 0.0000394 inch Mass 1 kg (kilogram) = 2.20 pounds 1 g (gram) = 0.0353 ounce Energy 1 J (joule) = 0.239 calories 1 MJ (megajoule) = 239,000 calories Velocity 1 km/second = 2,240 miles/h 1 m/second = 2.24 miles/h Force 1 N (newton) = 0.225 pound (force) Pressure 1 kbar = 14,500 pounds/square inch

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