List of Equivalent Measures

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AFM 91-19 / TM 5-629 / NAVFAC MO-314
Attachment 30
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24 May 1989
LIST OF EQUIVALENT MEASURES
Linear measures
1 inch = 2.54 centimeters
1 yard = 3 feet = 0.914 meters
1 rod = 16.5 feet = 5.5 yards = 5.03 meters
1 mile = 5,280 feet = 1,760 yards = 320 rods = 1.6093 kilometers
1 kilometer = 0.621370 mile
1 meter = 39.37 inches = 1.0936 yards
Square measures
1
square foot = 144 inches = 929 centimeters square square
1
square yard = 9 feet = 8,361 centimeters = square square 0.8361 square meters
1
square rod = 272.25 square feet = 30.25 square yards
1
acre = 43,560 square feet = 4,840 square yards = 160 square rods = 0.404687 hectare = an area
208.7 feet square = an area 16.5 feet (1 rod) x 0.5 mile
1 hectare = 2.47 acres
1 square mile = 640 acres = 259 hectares
Capacity measures (cubic)
1 cubic inch = 16.387 cubic centimeters
1 cubic foot = 1,728 cubic inches = 29.922 US liquid quarts = 25.714 US dry quarts = 0.80357 US
bushel = 28.326 liters
cubic yard = 27 cubic feet
Capacity measures (liquid)
1 level tablespoon = 3 level teaspoons
1 fluid ounce = 2 tablespoons = 29.57 cubic centimeters
1 cup = 8 fluid ounces = 16 tablespoons
1 pint = 2 cups = 16 fluid ounces = 473.2 cubic centimeters
1 quart = 2 pints = 32 fluid ounces = 0.9463 liter
1 gallon = 4 quarts = 128 fluid ounces = 231 cubic inches = 0.1337 cubic feet = 3.785 liters = 16 cups
= 256 tablespoons
1 milliliter = almost exactly 1 cubic centimeter
1 liter = 1,000 milliliters = 1,000 cubic centimeters = 1.057 liquid quarts
Capacity measures (dry)
1 quart = 2 pints = 67.20 cubic inches = 1.1012 liters
1 bushel = 32 quarts = 4 pecks = 1.244 cubic feet = 2150.42 cubic inches = 35.238 liters
1 liter = 0.9081 dry quart = 0.028378 bushel
Weights
1 grain = 64.7989 milligrams
1 ounce (avoirdupois) = 437.5 grains = 28.3495 grams
1 pound (avoirdupois) = 16 ounces = 7,000 grains = 453.59 grams
1 ton (short) = 2,000 pounds = 907.185 kilograms
1 ton (long) = 2,240 pounds = 1.120 short tons = 1,016.047 kilograms
1 microgram = 1 gamma = 0.001 milligram = 1000 nanogams
1 gram = 1,000 milligrams = 15.432 grains = 0.0353 ounce
1 kilogram = 1,000 grams = 35.27 ounces = 2.205 pounds
1 gallon water = 8.355 pounds
1 cubic foot water = 62.43 pounds
1 kilogram water = 2.2046 pounds