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Conversion/Equivalency Factors

"B" Conversion/Equivalency Factors

Original Unit Multiplied
By
Conversion
Factor
Equals Final Unit
barrels, US dry x 7,056 = cubic inches (in3)
barrels, US dry x 105 = quarts, dry
barrels, US liquid x 0.75 = barrels of crude oil
barrels, US liquid x 31.5 = gallons, US
barrels, US liquid x 119 = liters (L)
barrels of crude oil x 0.158 987 3 = cubic meters of crude oil
barrels of crude oil x 42a = gallons of crude oil, US
barrels of crude oil x 158.987 3 = liters of crude oil
barrels of crude oil x 0.136 = metric tons of crude oil
barrels of crude oil x 0.15 = short tons of crude oil
barrels of propane x 42 = gallons of propane
barrels of propane x 3.836 = million British thermal units of propane
bars x 0.98 = atmospheres
bars x 1,000,000 = dynes/square centimeter
bars x 10,200 = kilograms/square meter
bars x 2,089 = pounds/square foot
bars x 14.50 = pounds/square inch
bolts, US cloth x 36.57 = meters (m)
British thermal units (Btu) x 10,600,000,000 = ergs
British thermal units (Btu) x 778.30 = foot–pounds
British thermal units (Btu) x 252 = gram–calories
British thermal units (Btu) x 3.931E–04 = horsepower–hours
British thermal units (Btu) x 1,055.055 852 62a,c = joules (J)
British thermal units (Btu) x 0.252 = kilogram–calories
British thermal units (Btu) x 107.50 = kilogram–meters
British thermal units (Btu) x 0.000 292 8 = kilowatthours (kWh)
British thermal units/hour x 0.21 = foot–pounds/second
British thermal units/hour x 0.07 = gram–calories/second
British thermal units/hour x 3.929E–04 = horsepower–hours
British thermal units/hour x 0.293 071 1 = watts (W)
British thermal units/minute x 12.96 = foot–pounds/second
British thermal units/minute x 0.023 56 = horsepower (hp)
British thermal units/minute x 0.01 = kilowatts (kW)
British thermal units/minute x 17.57 = watts (W)
British thermal units/square foot/minute x 0.12 = watts/square inch
buckets, British dry x 18,180 = cubic centimeters (cm3)
bushels x 1.24 = cubic feet (ft3 or cf)
bushels x 2,150.40 = cubic inches (in3)
bushels x 35.24 = liters (L)
bushels x 4 = pecks
bushels x 64 = pints, dry
bushels x 32 = quarts, dry
bushels, UK x 0.036 368 72 = cubic meters (m3)
bushels, US x 0.035 239 07 = cubic meters (m3)

a Exact conversion.

b Calculated by the Energy Information Administration.

c Estimated.

This table was last updated January 31, 2014.