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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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