Conversion/Equivalency Factors

"D" Conversion/Equivalency Factors

Original Unit Multiplied
By
Conversion
Factor
Equals Final Unit
days (mean solar) x 86,400 = seconds
decatherms x 1,000,000 = British thermal units (Btu)
decigrams (dg) x 0.10 = grams (g)
deciliters (dL) x 0.10 = liters (L)
decimeters (dm) x 0.10 = meters (m)
degrees (angle) x 0.01 = quadrants
degrees (angle) x 0.017 453 29 = radians
degrees (angle) x 3,600 = seconds
degrees Celsius (&deg;C) x 1.8 + 32a = degrees Fahrenheit (&deg;F)
degrees Fahrenheit (&deg;F) x 0.555 6
(after subtracting 32)a
= degrees Celsius (&deg;C)
degrees/second x 0.16 = revolutions/minute
degrees/second x 2.778E–03 = revolutions/second
dekagrams x 10 = grams (g)
dekaliters x 10 = liters (L)
dekameters x 10 = meters (m)
drams x 27.34 = grains
drams x 1.77 = grams (g)
drams x 0.06 = ounces (oz)
drams, apothecary or troy x 0.13 = ounces, avoirdupois (avdp oz)
drams, apothecary or troy x 0.12 = ounces, troy
drams, apothecary or US fluid x 3.69 = cubic centimeters (cm3)
drops x 0.01 = teaspoons (tsp)
dynes x 1.02E–03 = grams (g)
dynes x 1.0E–07 = joules/centimeter
dynes x 1.0E–05 = joules/meter (newtons)
dynes x 1.02E–06 = kilograms (kg)
dynes x 7.23E–05 = poundals
dynes x 2.25E–06 = pounds (lb)
dynes/centimeter x 0.01 = ergs/square millimeter
dynes/square centimeter x 9.87E–07 = atmospheres
dynes/square centimeter x 1.0E–06 = bars
dynes/square centimeter x 2.95E–05 = inches of mercury at 0 degrees Celsius (0&deg;C)
dynes/square centimeter x 4.015E–04 = inches of water at 4 degrees Celsius (4&deg;C)

a Exact conversion.

b Calculated by the Energy Information Administration.

c Estimated.

This table was last updated January 31, 2014.