From: "John Edwards"
Subject: Re: what is 100R mean in a schematics?
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Date: Thu, 26 Dec 2002 08:36:00 +1000
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I thought 1 mile was/is 63360 inches, not 63350!
"John Woodgate" wrote in message
> I read in sci.electronics.design that Alex Gibson
> wrote (in ) about 'what is 100R mean in a
> schematics?', on Wed, 25 Dec 2002:
> >Things like torque conversions are the real PITA
> >going from foot or inch pounds to newton metres.
> You just have to make the effort to commit the conversion factor to
> memory. With non-metric units, that's nothing unusual:
> An Imperial pint of water weighs a pound and a quarter.
> A cubic foot of water weighs 62.5 lb.
> Five and a half yards is one rod, pole or perch.
> An acre is 4840 square yards; 220 yards by 22 yards.
> A mile is 63350 inches.
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