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Conversion/Equivalency Factors

"F" Conversion/Equivalency Factors

Original Unit Multiplied
By
Conversion
Factor
Equals Final Unit
Fahrenheit, degrees (°F) x 0.555 6
(after subtracting 32)a
= degrees Celsius (oC)
farads x 1,000,000 = microfarads
faradays x 26.80 = ampere–hours
faradays x 96,490 = coulombs (C)
faradays/second x 96,500 = amperes (absolute)
fathoms x 6 = feet (ft)
fathoms x 1.82 = meters (m)
feet (ft) x 30.48 = centimeters (cm)
feet (ft) x 12 = inches (in)
feet (ft) x 3.048E–04 = kilometers (km)
feet (ft) x 0.304 8 = meters (m)
feet (ft) x 1.645E–04 = miles (nautical)
feet (ft) x 1.894E–04 = miles (statute)
feet (ft) x 304.80 = millimeters (mm)
feet (ft) x 12,000 = mils
feet, English Imperial x 0.304 8a = meters (m)
feet of water x 0.02 = atmospheres of water
feet of water x 0.88 = inches of mercury
feet of water x 0.03 = kilograms/square centimeter
feet of water x 304.80 = kilograms/square meter
feet of water x 62.43 = pounds/square foot
feet of water x 0.43 = pounds/square inch
feet/100 feet x 1 = percent grade
feet/minute x 0.50 = centimeters/second
feet/minute x 0.01 = feet/second
feet/minute x 0.018 29 = kilometers/hour
feet/minute x 0.30 = meters/minute
feet/minute x 0.01 = miles/hour
feet/second x 30.48 = centimeter/second
feet/second x 1.09 = kilometers/hour
feet/second x 0.59 = knots
feet/second x 18.29 = meters/minute
feet/second x 0.68 = miles/hour
feet/second x 0.01 = miles/minute
feet/second/second x 30.48 = centimeters/second/second
feet/second/second x 1.09 = kilometers/hour/second
feet/second/second x 0.30 = meters/second/second
feet/second/second x 0.68 = miles/hour/second
foot–candles x 10.763 91 = lumens/square meter
foot–pounds x 1.286E–03 = British thermal units (Btu)
foot–pounds x 13,600,000 = ergs
foot–pounds x 0.32 = gram–calories
foot–pounds x 5.05E–07 = horsepower–hours
foot–pounds x 1.355 818 = joules (J)
foot–pounds x 3.24E–04 = kilogram–calories
foot–pounds x 0.13 = kilogram–meters
foot–pounds x 3.77E–07 = kilowatthours (kWh)
foot–pounds/minute x 1.286E–03 = British thermal units/minute
foot–pounds/minute x 0.01 = foot–pounds/second
foot–pounds/minute x 3.03E–05 = horsepower (hp)
foot–pounds/minute x 3.24E–04 = kilogram–calories/minute
foot–pounds/minute x 2.26E–05 = kilowatts (kW)
foot–pounds/second x 4.62 = British thermal units/hour
foot–pounds/second x 0.07 = British thermal units/minute
foot–pounds/second x 8.18E–04 = horsepower (hp)
foot–pounds/second x 1.01 = kilogram–calories/minute
foot–pounds/second x 1.356E–03 = kilowatts
furlongs x 0.12 = miles, US
furlongs x 40 = rods
furlongs x 660 = feet (ft)

a Exact conversion.

b Calculated by the Energy Information Administration.

c Estimated.

This table was last updated January 31, 2014.