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Standards of Weights and Measures Act, 1976


THE SCHEDULE

(See Sec. 79)

(1) Length:

 

1 inch  =                

=0.0254 meter

1 foot  =                

=0.3048 meter

1 yard =                

=0.9144 meter

1 mile  =                

=1609.344 meters

1 nautical mile (UK)  

= 1853.18 meters

 

For Survey of India only

I foot

= 0.3047996 meter

(2) Area

 

1  square inch

=0.00064516 square meter

1  square foot

=0.09290304 square meter

1  square yard

=0.83612736 square meter

1  square mile

= 2 589 988.110 336 square meter

 

For Survey of India only

1  square foot

=0.092 903 square meter

1  acre

=4046.8561 square meters

= 0.404 685 61 hectare

 

(3) Volume:

 

 1   cubic inch

=0.000 016 387 064 cubic meter

1        cubic foot

=0.028 316 846 592 cubic meter

1        cubic yard

=0.764 554 857 984 cubic meter

1        gallon (UK)

=0.004 546 087 cubic meter

1        gallon (USA)

=0.003 785 411 784 cubic meter

1          bushel (USA)

 

(2 150.42 cubic inches)

=. 0.035 239 070 17 cubic meter

1 barrel for petroleum

= 0. 158 987 294 928 cubic meter

1 acre-foot

 = 1233.482 cubic meters

(4) Mass:

 

1 grain

=0.000 064 798 91 kilogram

1 tola

= 0.01 1 663 803 8 kilogram

1 seer

= 0.933 104 304 kilogram

1 maund

=37.324 172 16 kilograms

1 ounce (troy)

 = 0.031 103 476 8 kilogram

1 pound (avoirdupois)

= 0.453 592 37 kilogram

1 hundred weight (UK)

= 50 802 345 44 kilograms

1 hundred weight (USA)

 = 45 359 237 kilograms

1 ton (UK)

= 10  6.046 908 8 kilograms

1 ton (USA)

= 907.184 74 kilograms

(5)      Temperature

 

1 degree Fahrenheit (unit)

= 5/9 Kelvin or degree (celsius)

temperature in degree

 

Fahrenheit

(toF)

= 5/9 (toF+459.67) kelvins

= 5/9 (toF-32) degree celsius

(6) Force:

 

1 pound-force

=4.448 221 615 260 5 Newtonís

1 poundal

=0. 138 254 954 376 Newton

(7) Pressure:

 

1 barometric inch of mercury

 =3 386.388 640 341 Pascalís

1 inch of water

=249.088 91 Pascalís 

(8)      Energy :

 

1 British thermal unit

=1055.05585262 joules

1 foot-pound-force

=1.35 817 948 331 400 4 joules

(9)      Power:

 

1 horse power (UK)

=745.699 871 582 270 22 watts

1 horse-power (European)

=735.498 75 watts

1 ton of refrigeration

=3516.852 842 67 watts

 



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