USCS - United States Customary System Units
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
- 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
USCS unit | SI unit | SI symbol | Conversion factor (mutiply USCS unit with factor ) |
---|---|---|---|
Square foot | Square meter | m^{2} | 0.0929 |
Cubic foot | Cubic meter | m^{3} | 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
More conversions:
- 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.