# FE Units

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1. lbm
pounds-mass
2. lbf
pounds-force
3. Gravitational acceleration on the Earth's surface
• 32.3 ft/s2
• 9.81 m/s2
4. consistent set of units
homogeneous or coherent
5. gravitational constant (gc)
• 32.2 lbm-ft/lbf-s2
• used to convert between lbm anf lbf
6. specific weight (unit weight, weight density)
W/V = (rho)*g
7. slug
lbf-s2/ft
8. msk system
uses the meter, kilogram, and second as base units
9. newton
kg*m/s2
10. joule (Energy)
N*m = kg*m2/s2
11. Power (watt)
joules per second
12. exa (E)
1018
13. peta (P)
1015
14. tera (T)
1012
15. giga (G)
109
16. mega (M)
106
17. kilo (k)
103
18. hecto (h)
102
19. deka (da)
10
20. deci (d)
10-1
21. centi (c)
10-2
22. milli (m)
10-3
23. micro (mu)
10-6
24. nano (n)
10-9
25. pico (p)
10-12
26. femto (f)
10-15
27. atto (a)
10-18
28. metric ton
• 1000 kg
• also known as tonne
29. kip
kilo-pound : 1000 lbf

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 Author: Anonymous ID: 7225 Filename: FE Units Updated: 2010-02-18 16:19:22 Tags: FE Units Folders: Description: General Fundamentals of Engineering Exam Review Show Answers:

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