Frontmatter

Common Conversion Factors

Published Online: 1 OCT 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470089941.etfm01s00

Current Protocols Essential Laboratory Techniques

Current Protocols Essential Laboratory Techniques

How to Cite

2008. Common Conversion Factors. Current Protocols Essential Laboratory Techniques. 00:xix–xxvi.

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 OCT 2008
  2. Published Print: JAN 2008

Abstract

This overview presents tables of some of the more common conversion factors for units of measure used throughout the life sciences, as well as prefixes indicating powers of ten for SI units. Also provided are methods for conversions between temperatures on the Celsius (Centigrade), Fahrenheit, and Kelvin scales.

Keywords:

  • conversion factors;
  • metric system;
  • Systeme International d'Unites;
  • SI System;
  • English system;
  • Imperial System