Primary Unit Names Recognized by Calchemy

The unit names and abbreviations recognized by the Web version of Calchemy are indexed below. Names and abbreviations separated by commas (on the same line) refer to the same unit definition and are case sensitive.

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ACCELERATION

  galileo, Gal 
  leo 

ANGLE

  arcmin 
  arcsec 
  degree, deg 
  grade 
  radian, rad 

AREA

  acre 
  are 
  barn 
  circular_inch 
  circular_mil 
  hectare 
  section 
  shed

CAPACITANCE

  farad, F 

CHARGE

  coulomb, C 

CURRENT

  ampere, A, amp

DIMENSIONLESS

  bakers_dozen 
  dozen 
  gross 
  karat 
  percent, % 
  pi 
  ppm 
  proof 
  ream 
  revolution, rev, cycle 

ENERGY

  CHU 
  Wh 
  btu, Btu 
  calorie, cal 
  electronvolt, eV 
  erg 
  foodcal 
  joule, J 
  quad 
  rydberg 
  therm 
  therm_EEC 
  thermie 
  ton_explosive 

ENERGY FLUX

  langley 

FLOW

  cfh 
  cfm 
  cfs 

FORCE

  dyne 
  gramf, gf, gram, g 
  kip 
  newton, N 
  ouncef, ozf, ounce, oz 
  pond, fors 
  poundal, pdl 
  poundf, lbf, pound, lb 
  sthene 
  tonf, ton_short, ton 

FREQUENCY

  becquerel, Bq 
  cps 
  curie, Ci 
  hertz, Hz 
  rpm 
  rps 

INDUCTANCE

  henry, H 

KINEMATIC VISC

  stokes 

LENGTH

  AU 
  angstrom 
  bolt 
  caliber 
  chain 
  fathom 
  fermi 
  foot, ft, feet 
  furlong 
  inch, in 
  league 
  lightsecond 
  lightyear, lyr 
  link 
  meter, m, metre
  micron 
  mil 
  mile, mi 
  mile_international 
  mile_nautical 
  nautical_mile 
  parsec 
  pica 
  point 
  rod, pole, perch 
  rowland 
  yard, yd 

LIGHT

  candela, cd

LINE DENSITY

  denier 
  drex 
  poumar 
  tex 

MAG FLUX DENS

  gamma 
  gauss 
  tesla, T 

MAGNETIC FLUX

  maxwell 
  weber, Wb 

MASS

  amu, Da, dalton 
  carat, ct 
  dram, drachm 
  grain 
  gramm, gm, gram, g
  hundredweight, cwt 
  metricton 
  ounce_troy 
  ouncem, ozm, ounce, oz 
  pennyweight, dwt 
  pound_troy 
  poundm, lbm, pound, lb 
  slug 
  stone 
  ton_assay 
  ton_long 
  tonm, ton_short, ton 
  tonne, ton_metric 

MOLAR HEAT

  gib 

MOLAR HEAT CAP

  clausius 
  entropy_unit, eu 

MONEY

  cent 
  dollar, $

POWER

  frigorie 
  horsepower, hp 
  ton_refrig 
  ton_refrig_imp 
  va, VA 
  watt, W 

PRESSURE

  atmosphere, atm 
  bar 
  barie 
  baryl 
  inwc 
  ksi 
  mb 
  mercury_col, Hg 
  mmHg 
  pascal, Pa 
  pieze 
  psi 
  torr 
  water_col, wc

RESISTANCE

  ohm 

SPEED

  benz 
  fpm 
  fps 
  ipm 
  ips 
  knot, kt 
  kph
  mph 

STORAGE

  bit
  byte 

SUBSTANCE

  mole, mol

TEMPERATURE

  degK 
  degR 
  deltaC 
  deltaF 
  deltaK
  deltaR 

TIME

  aeon 
  century 
  cron 
  day 
  decade 
  fortnight 
  hour, hr 
  millennium 
  minute, min 
  month, mo 
  second, s, sec
  shake 
  week, wk 
  year, yr 
  year_solar 

TORQUE

  Nm 
  ftlb 

VISCOSITY

  poise 
  reyn 
  rhe 

VOLTAGE

  volt, V 

VOLUME

  barrel_oil, bbl 
  board_foot, board_feet 
  bushel, bu 
  bushel_imp 
  cc 
  cord 
  cup 
  dram_fluid, drfl 
  floz_imp 
  fluid_dram, fldr 
  fluid_ounce, floz 
  gallon, gal 
  gallon_imp 
  gill 
  gill_imp 
  liter, L, litre, l 
  minim 
  ouncefl, ozfl, ounce, oz 
  peck 
  peck_imp 
  pint, pt 
  pint_dry 
  pint_imp 
  quart, qt 
  quart_dry 
  quart_imp 
  stere 
  tablespoon, tbsp 
  teaspoon, tsp 
  ton_displacement 
  ton_register 
  ton_shipping 

electro magnetic

  mho 
  siemens, S 

other

  Rvalue 
  Uvalue 
  baud 
  diopter, dioptre 
  kayser 
  mpg 

physical constants

  avogadro_const, Na 
  boltzmann_const, k 
  electron_charge, Qe, e 
  electron_mass, Me 
  faraday_const 
  grav, gn, force 
  gravitational_const, G 
  molar_gas_const, R 
  neutron_mass, Mn 
  permeability_vacuum, mu0 
  permittivity_vacuum, e0 
  planck_const, h 
  proton_mass, Mp 
  rydberg_const 
  speed_of_light, c 
  stefan_boltzmann_const 
  volumetric_gas_const, V0 

prefix (used to modify scale of other units)

  yotta, Y 
  zetta, Z 
  exa, E 
  peta, P 
  tera, T 
  giga, G 
  mega, M 
  kilo, k 
  hecto, h 
  deka, da 
  deci, d 
  centi, c 
  milli, m 
  micro, u 
  nano, n 
  pico, p 
  femto, f 
  atto, a 
  zepto, z 
  yocto, y 

properties air

  dens_air 
  shm_air 
  shv_air 
  ss_air 
  tc_air 
  visc_air 

properties ice

  dens_ice 
  shm_ice 
  shv_ice 
  tc_ice 

properties mercury

  dens_mercury, dens_Hg 

properties water

  dens_sea_water 
  dens_water 
  hfm_water 
  hfv_water 
  hvm_water 
  hvv_water 
  shm_water 
  shv_water 
  ss_water 
  tc_water 
  visc_water 

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