Unit Conversions FAQ



Generously provided by Luc TINTILLIER.
- ENGINE UNITS

   - Bore and stroke units :
        1 in = 25.4 mm                     1 mm = 0.03937 in

   - Capacity (displacement) units :
        1 litre = 1000 cc                  1 cc    = 0.001 litre
        1 cu in = 16.39 cc                 1 cc    = 0.06102 cu in
        1 cu in = 0.01639 litre            1 litre = 61.02 cu in

   - Power units :
        1 hp = 0.736 kW                    1 kW = 1.359 hp

   - Torque units :
        1 mkg   = 9.81   Nm                1 Nm  = 0.1019 mkg
        1 lb ft = 1.356  Nm                1 Nm  = 0.7373 lb ft
        1 lb ft = 0.1383 mkg               1 mkg = 7.233  lb ft


- DISTANCE, SPEED AND FUEL UNITS

   - Distance and speed units :
        1 mile = 1.609 km                  1 km   = 0.6215 mile
        1 mph  = 1.609 km/h                1 km/h = 0.6215 mph

   - Fuel units :
        1 US gal   = 0.8326 Imp. gal       1 Imp. gal = 1.201  US gal
        1 US gal   = 3.785  litre          1 litre    = 0.2642 US gal
        1 Imp. gal = 4.546  litre          1 litre    = 0.22   Imp. gal


- MILEAGE AND FUEL CONSUMPTION

   - US and Imp. mileage :
        1 mpg (US) = 1.201 mpg (Imp.)      1 mpg (Imp.) = 0.8326 mpg (US)

   - Mileage :
                                        235.2
        US mileage (mpg)   = ----------------------------
                              Fuel consumption (l/100km)

                                        282.5
        Imp. mileage (mpg) = ----------------------------
                              Fuel consumption (l/100km)

   - Fuel consumption :
                                           235.2
        Fuel consumption (l/100km) = ------------------
                                      US mileage (mpg)

                                            282.5
        Fuel consumption (l/100km) = --------------------
                                      Imp. mileage (mpg)


08/09/1999 Luc TINTILLIER

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