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Bureau of Mines / Minerals yearbook: Mineral fuels 1964
Year 1964, Volume II (1965)

Appendix: tables of measurement,   p. 509 PDF (55.8 KB)


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 NOTE:1 English water ton=the volume occupied by 1 long ton of water at 60°
F. 509Appendix 
Tables oF Measurement 
Volumetric measures 
U.S. 
gallons 
Imperial 
gallons 
Cubic feet 
Barrels 
Cubic 
centimeters 
Liters 
Cubic 
meter 
 1 U.s. gallon ' ..~ 1 0.83268 0.133681 0.0238095 3,675.41 3.78533 0.0037854
 1 imperial gallon 2 1.20094 1 . 160544 .028594 4,546.04 4.54596 .004546
 1 cubic foot  7.4805 6.2283 1 . 17811 28,317.01 28.316 .028317 
 1 barrel3  42 34.9726 5.6146 1 158,987.55 158.984 .15399 
1 cubic centi 
 meter .000026417 .00021996 . 000035314 .0000062895 1 .00099997 .000001 
 1 liter .264178 .219975 .035316 .00629   1,000.027 1 .001000027 
 1 cubic meter 264.17 219.97 35.315 6.2898 1,000,000 999.973 1 
1 U.S. gallon=the volume occupied by 231 cubic Inches. 
 2 1 imperial gallon=the volume occupied by 10 pounds of water at 62°
F when weighed against brass in air at 30 inches of barometric pressure.
 1 barrel=42 U.S. gallons. 
Weight measures 
Pounds 
Kilograms 
Short or 
net tons 
Metric 
tons 
Long ton 
1 pound                          
1 short or net hundred weight          
1 gross or long hundred weight          
1 kilogram                        
1 short or net ton                   
1 metric ton                       
1 long ton                          
 1 
100.0 
112.0 
 2.20462 
2,000. 
2,204.6 
2,240 
 0.453592 
45.359 
50.802 
 1 
907.185 
1,000 
1,016.05 
0.0005 
.05 
.056 
.0011023 
1 
1.10231 
1. 12 
0.00045359 
.04536 
.05080 
.0011 
.907185 1 
1.01605 
0.00044643 
.04464 
.05 
.0009842 
. 892857 
.98421 1 


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