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# USCS - United States Customary System Units

USCS - United States Customary System Units - the measuring units used in the U.S. is based on the

• mile
• foot
• inch
• gallon
• second
• pound

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

United States Customary System Units - USCS - vs. SI-units
USCS unitSI unitSI symbolConversion 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
Pound force Newton N 4.448
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

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