Engineering ToolBox - Resources, Tools and Basic Information for Engineering and Design of Technical Applications!

Fluid Mechanics - Imperial and SI Units Dimensions

Imperial (USCS) and SI dimensions and units terminology in fluid mechanics

Sponsored Links

Fluid mechanics in the

  • Imperial or USCS - United States Customary Units
  • International System of Units - SI system
TerminologyDimensionsImperial Units
(USCS)
SI-units
Acceleration due to gravity L / T2 ft/s2 m/s2
Area L2 ft2 m2
Chezy roughness coefficient L1/2 / T ft1/2/s m1/2/s
Critical Depth L ft m
Density F T2 / L4 lb s2/ ft4
N s2/m4
Depth L ft m
Depth in open channel L ft m
Diameter L ft m
Distance from solid boundary L ft m
Flow rate L3 / T ft3/s m3/s
Force F lb N
Force due to pressure F lb N
Hazen Williams roughness coefficient L0.37 / T ft0.37/s m0.37/s
Head loss due to friction L ft m
Head of height L ft m
Head of weir L ft m
Height above datum L ft m
Hydraulic radius L ft m
Kinematic viscosity L2 / T ft2/s m2/s
Length L ft m
Manning's roughness coefficient T / L1/3 s/ft1/3 s/m1/3
Mass F T2 / L lb s2/ft N s2/m
Modulus of elasticity F / L2 lb/in2 (psi) Pa
Perimeter, Weir Height L ft m
Pressure F / L2 lb/ft2 Pa
Radius L ft m
Shear stress F / L2 lb/ft2 Pa
Size of roughness L ft m
Specific weight F / L3 lb/ft3 kg/m3
Surface tension F / L lb/ft kg/m
Time T s s
Thickness L ft m
Time T s s
Total head L ft m
Unit flow rate L3 / T L ft3/(s ft) m3/(s ft)
Velocity L / T ft/s m/s
Viscosity F T / L2 lb s/ft Pa s
Weight F lbf N
  • L - length
  • F - force
  • T - time
Sponsored Links

Related Topics

Related Documents

Tag Search

  • en: dimensions units imperial si uscs
Sponsored Links

Search the Engineering ToolBox

Engineering ToolBox - SketchUp Extension - Online 3D modeling!

3D Engineering ToolBox Extension to SketchUp - add parametric components to your SketchUp model

Add standard and customized parametric components - like flange beams, lumbers, piping, stairs and more - to your Sketchup model with the Engineering ToolBox - SketchUp Extension - enabled for use with the amazing, fun and free SketchUp Make and SketchUp Pro .Add the Engineering ToolBox extension to your SketchUp from the SketchUp Pro Sketchup Extension Warehouse!

Translate this page to
About the Engineering ToolBox!

Citation

This page can be cited as

  • Engineering ToolBox, (2005). Fluid Mechanics - Imperial and SI Units Dimensions. [online] Available at: https://www.engineeringtoolbox.com/terminology-units-d_963.html [Accessed Day Mo. Year].

Modify access date.

Customize Ads in the ToolBox

Make ads more useful in Google Ad Settings .

. .

close

3D Engineering ToolBox - draw and model technical applications! 2D Engineering ToolBox - create and share online diagram drawing templates! Engineering ToolBox Apps - mobile online and offline engineering applications!

Scientific Online Calculator

Scientific Calculator

5 22

Sponsored Links
.