United States Customary System Units or Imperial Units
USCS - United States Customary System Units - the measuring units used in the U.S. is based on the
USCS units are also called the Imperial units. Imperial or USCS units are gradually being replaced by SI units.
Commonly used USCS and SI-units
|USCS unit||SI unit||SI symbol||Conversion factor (mutiply USCS unit with factor )|
|Square foot||Square meter||m2||0.0929|
|Cubic foot||Cubic meter||m3||0.2831|
|Pound per square inch||Kilopascal||kPa||6.894|
|Foot pound torque||Newton meter||N·m||1.356|
|Kip foot||Kilonewton meter||kN·m||1.356|
|Gallon per minute||Liter per second||L/s||0.06309|
|Kip per square inch||Megapascal||MPa||6.89|
- a kip is 1000 lb
- Convert from USCS or Imperial Units to SI Units
- Metre is the British, SI and elsewhere spelling of the unit of length equal to 100 cm. Meter is the American spelling of the same unit.