Units (was Re: L/KM to MPG conversion formula)

Doug Yoder yoderw at msoe.edu
Tue Jun 8 23:51:01 EDT 2004

Heh.  I found a unit it doesn't know (at least, by that name).  Huw's
engine code chart lists power in HP SAE, kW, and PS DIN.  A PS DIN is a
metric horsepower (PS = Pferdestärke).

Oh, darn.  Google calls it "metric horsepower".  After I spent all that
time figuring it out, heh.


Helge Wunderlich wrote:

 > On Tue, 8 Jun 2004 16:46:38 -0400, you wrote:
 >>Here is a link to a very useful conversion utility.
 > [snip]
 > Here's another:
 > http://www.google.com
 > Google is more powerful than most people know. Try entering this text
 > into the search field:
 > 1 liter per km in miles per gallon
 > Of course, you can enter any number you like. You can also enter just
 > about any unit you like. I have yet to find a unit it doesn't know. US
 > gallon seems to be default. If you want imperial gallon, simply enter
 > that.
 > Note that fuel consumption is most often given in liters per 100 km.
 > Google will happily do it for you. Simply enter:
 > 1 liter per 100 km in miles per gallon

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