Conversion Factors used in Building Systems Engineering Technology and HVAC

Conversion Factors used in Building Systems Engineering Technology and HVAC

Force

  • 2000 pounds-force (Ibf) = 1 ton-force
    2.248 x 10-6 lbf = dyne
    8.89644 x 108 dynes = 1 ton
    0.2248 lbf = 1 newton (N)
    105 dynes = 1 N

Mass

32.174 pound-mass (lbm) = 1 slug
16 ounces (oz) = 1 lbb
2000 lbm = 1 ton
7000 grains = lbm

 

Length

Pressure

Volume

Energy

Power

Heat Transfer