BMW Information / Vehicle Conversion Factors

List of common conversion units and measurement factors relevant for all automobiles.

Contents

  1. 1 Force
  2. 2 Fuel Consumption
  3. 3 Length (distance)
  4. 4 Mass (weight)
  5. 5 Power
  6. 6 Pressure
  7. 7 Temperature
  8. 8 Torque (moment of force)
  9. 9 Velocity (speed)
  10. 10 References

Force

1 Ounces-force (ozf; oz) = 0.278 Newtons (N)

1 Newtons (N) = 3.6 Ounces-force (ozf; oz)

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1 Pounds-force (lbf; lb) = 4.448 Newtons (N)

1 Newtons (N) = 0.225 Pounds-force (lbf; lb)

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1 Newtons (N) = 0.1 Kilograms-force (kgf; kg)

1 Kilograms-force (kgf; kg) = 9.81 Newtons (N)

 

Fuel consumption

1 Mile per gallon, Imperial (MPG) = 282.5 litres per 100 Kilometres (100km)

1 Mile per gallon, US (MPG) = 235.2 litres per 100 Kilometres (100km)

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1 Litre per 100 Kilometres (100km) = 282 Mile per gallon, Imperial (MPG)

1 Litre per 100 Kilometres (100km) = 235.2 Mile per gallon, US (MPG)

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1 Mile per gallon, Imperial (MPG) = 0.354 Kilometres per litre (km/l)

1 Mile per gallon, US (MPG) = 0.425 Kilometres per litre (km/l)

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1 Kilometres per litre (km/l) = 2.825 Mile per gallon, Imperial (MPG)

1 Kilometre per litre (km/l) = 2.352 Mile per gallon, US (MPG)

 

Length (distance)

1 Mile = 1.609 Kilometres (km)

1 Kilometre (km) = 0.621 Mile

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1 Inch (in) = 25.4 Millimetres (mm)

1 Millimetre (mm) = 0.0394 Inches (in)

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1 Meter (m) = 3.281 Feet (ft)

1 Feet (ft) = 0.305 Meter (m)

 

Mass (weight)

1 Ounce (oz) = 28.349 Grams (g)

1 Gram (g) = 0.035 Ounces (oz)

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1 Pound (lb) = 0.454 Kilograms (kg)

1 Kilograms (kg) = 2.205 Pounds (lb)

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1 UK ton = 1.016 Tonnes (t)

1 Tonnes (t) = 0.984 UK Ton

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1 US ton = 907.18 Kilograms (kg)

1 Kilograms (kg) = 907.18474 US ton

 

Power

1 Horsepower (hp) = 0.746 Kilowatt (W)

1 Kilowatt (W) = 1.341 Horsepower (hp)

 

Pressure

1 Pounds-force per square inch (psi; lbf/in2; lb/in2) = 0.070 Kilograms-force per square centimetre (kgf/cm2; kg/cm2)

1 Kilograms-force per square centimetre (kgf/cm2; kg/cm2) = 14.223 Pounds-force per square inch (psi; lbf/in2; lb/in2)

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1 Pounds-force per square inch (psi; lbf/in2; lb/in2) = 0.068 Atmospheres (atm)

1 Atmospheres (atm) = 14.696 Pounds-force per square inch (psi; lbf/in2; lb/in2)

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1 Pounds-force per square inch (psi; lbf/in2; lb/in2) = 0.069 Bars

1 Bar = 14.5 Pounds-force per square inch (psi; lbf/in2; lb/in2)

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1 Pounds-force per square inch (psi; lbf/in2; lb/in2) = 6.895 Kilopascals (kPa)

1 Kilopascals (kPa) = 0.145 Pounds-force per square inch (psi; lbf/in2; lb/in2)

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1 Kilopascals (kPa) = 0.01 Kilograms-force per square centimetre (kgf/cm2; kg/cm2)

1 Kilograms-force per square centimetre (kgf/cm2; kg/cm2) = 98.1 Kilopascals (kPa)

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1 Millibar (mbar) = 100 Pascals (Pa)

1 Pascals (Pa) = 0.01 Millibar(mbar)

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1 Millibar (mbar) = 0.0145 Pounds-force per square inch (psi; lbf/in2; lb/in2)

1 Pounds-force per square inch (psi; lbf/in2; lb/in2) = 68.947 Millibar (mbar)

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1 Millibar (mbar) = 0.75 Millimetres of mercury (mmHg)

1 Millimetres of mercury (mmHg) = 1.333 Millibar (mbar)

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1 Millibar (mbar) = 0.401 Inches of water (inH2O)

1 Inch of water (inH2O) = 2.491 Millibar (mbar)

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1 Millimetres of mercury (mmHg) = 0.535 Inches of water (inH2O)

1 Inch of water (inH2O) = 1.868 Millimetres of mercury (mmHg)

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1 Inches of water (inH2O) = 0.036 Pounds-force per square inch (psi; lbf/in2; lb/in2)

1 Pounds-force per square inch (psi; lbf/in2; lb/in2) = 27.68 Inches of water (inH2O)

 

Temperature

1 Degrees Fahrenheit (ºF) = -17.2222 Celsius (ºC, centigrade)

1 Celsius (ºC, centigrade) = 33.8 Fahrenheit (ºF)

 

Torque (moment of force)

1 Pounds-force inches (lbf in; lb in) = 1.152 Kilograms-force centimetre (kgf cm; kg cm)

1 Kilograms-force centimetre (kgf cm; kg cm) = 0.868 Pounds-force inches (lbf in; lb in)

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1 Pounds-force inches (lbf in; lb in) = 0.113 Newton metres (Nm)

1 Newton metres (Nm) = 8.85 Pounds-force inches (lbf in; lb in)

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1 Pounds-force inches (lbf in; lb in) = 0.083 Pounds-force feet (lbf ft; lb ft)

1 Pounds-force feet (lbf ft; lb ft) = 12 Pounds-force inches (lbf in; lb in)

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1 Pounds-force feet (lbf ft; lb ft) = 0.138 Kilograms-force meters (kgf m; kg m)

1 Kilograms-force meters (kgf m; kg m) = 7.233 Pounds-force feet (lbf ft; lb ft)

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1 Pounds-force feet (lbf ft; lb ft) = 1.356 Newton metres (Nm)

1 Newton metres (Nm) = 0.738 Pounds-force feet (lbf ft; lb ft)

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1 Newton metres (Nm) = 0.102 Kilograms-force meters (kgf m; kg m)

1 Kilograms-force meters (kgf m; kg m) = 9.804 Newton metres (Nm)

 

Velocity (speed)

1 Miles per hour (miles/hr; mph) = 1.609 Kilometres per hour (km/hr; kph)

1 Kilometres per hour (km/hr; kph) = 0.621 Miles per hour (miles/hr; mph)

 

References

1. Wikipedia: Conversion of units


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