The eventual goal of all world standards is for CAD librarians and PCB designers to build all their library parts using the metric unit
It originally was short for Galilei unit, the metric unit
of acceleration, but nowadays the short form is fully standard.
A preliminary report revealed the spacecraft's builder, Lockheed Martin Astronautics, submitted acceleration data in units of pounds of force instead of the metric unit
Export to 3DS has been improved to directly include metric unit
systems and SketchUp's unique shadow feature has been enhanced to allow the user to specify a custom geographic location for sun angle calculation.
The initial metric unit
of mass, the "gram," was the mass of one cubic centimeter -- a cube 0.
In addition to the dosing calculators, PEPID has added an SI (International System of Units) and Metric unit
calculator to convert to conventional units, and a Canadian drug name to generic substitute look-up feature.
J2ME technology will also enable a variety of interactive business functions that could include order-tracking applications, metric unit
conversions, wireless banking capabilities, location-based services and mobile office applications that allow users to access corporate documents.
Spectators of the high school events will see results in both metric units
and inches and feet.
gallon (gal) = 1 ounce, fluid (fl oz) = 1 cubic inch (in (3) = Length 1 mile (mi) = 1 yard (yd) = 1 foot (ft) = 1 inch (in) = Area 1 acre = 1 square mile (mi 2) = 1 square yard (yd 2) = 1 square foot (ft 2) = 1 square inch (in 2) = Energy 1 British thermal unit (Btu)(c) = 1 calorie (cal) = 1 kilowatthour (kWh) = Temperature(d) 32 degrees Fahrenheit ([degrees]F) = 212 degrees Fahrenheit ([degrees]F) = Type of Unit Equivalent in Metric Units
I learned basic metric units
such as a kilo and litre but not when used in large numbers.
Encourage electronic health record vendors to incorporate use of metric units
for orally administered liquid medications; this would "eliminate the ability of providers to prescribe medications using non-milliliter-based dosing regimens," the statement said.
Sadly, the BBC seems to have such a love affair with metric units
that they are normally used even when public safety is at stake, as with the recent warnings of over-hot weather given repeatedly in Celsius when those most likely to be affected better understand Fahrenheit.