Appendix B

Units Conversions

Regarding units, there is no uniformity of usage across the world. The United States uses their own version of the old British system of units, the US Customary System of Units, while the rest of the world has adopted the Système International des Unites (International System of Units) or the SI System. Thus there is a need for the table given here.

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