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## Mar 17, 2022

UNIT CONVERSION

In this article, we explained unit conversion and measurement of the length, width, and height. Any object or surroundings or space can be. One-dimensional (or 1D) Two-dimensional ( or 2D) Three-dimensional (or 3D)

 One Dimension Calculation Length Calculation Only length is considered Two Dimension Calculation Area Calculation length and breadth are can be taken into consideration Three Dimension Calculation Volume Calculation Length, breadth and height are taken into consideration

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TYPES OF UNITS

 M.K.S Units (Metre-Kilogram/Sec) Metres Centimetres Millimetres These units are practically called as Engineering units.

 F.P.S Units (Foot-Pound/Sec) Feet Inches Yards These units are practically called Architectural Unit.

 Scale One-Dimension Two-Dimension Three-Dimension Length Area Volume Metre M m x m = m2 – sqm - square metre m x m x m = m3 – cum - cubicmeter Centimeter CM cm x cm = cm2 – sqmm- sq. centimetre cm x cm x cm = cm3 sqcm-cubic meter Millimeter MM mm x mm = mm2 – sqmm - square millimetre mm x mm x mm = mm3 sqcum- cubicmeter Feet FT Ft x Ft = Ft2 – sqft - square feet Ft x Ft x Ft = Ft3- cft - cubicfeet Inch INCH inch x inch = inch2 – sqin - square inch inch x inchx inch = inch3 – cuinch – Cubic inch

Basic Unit Conversion Scales

 METER 1m 1000mm 1m 100cm 1m 3.28ft FEET 1ft 304.80mm 1ft 30.48cm AREA (sq.m) 1sq.m 10.76 sq.ft 1sq.m 1550 sq.in 1sq.m 1.19 sq.yard AREA (sq.ft) 1 sqft 144 sqin 1 sqft 0.09 sqm 1 sqft 0.11 yard AREA (acre) 1 acre 43560 sqft 1 acre 4046.86 sqm 1 acre 0.4046 hectare

CIVIL ENGINEERING DIFFERENT UNITS CONVERSION FACTORS

FAQ

What is the difference between one, two and three dimensions?

One-dimensional - length.

Two-dimensional - length and width.

Three-dimensional - length, width, and height

In mathematics, dimensions are the measure of the size or distance of an object or area or space in a direction. In simple terms, it is a measure of the length, width and height of anything.

What is unit conversion called?

A method of converting from one unit to another. It is also sometimes called a unit conversion.