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An [[Engineering Units/Building Automation|engineering unit]] falls under [[Length]] group, commonly used by automation professionals.  
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[[Inches]] is an [[Engineering Units/Building Automation|engineering unit]] that falls under the [[length]] group, and is commonly used by automation professionals.
  
 
== Definitions  ==
 
== Definitions  ==
 
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*An inch (plural: inches; symbol or abbreviation: in or, sometimes, ″ – a double prime) is the name of a unit of length in a number of different systems, including Imperial units, and United States customary units. There are 36 inches in a yard and 12 inches in a foot.<ref>[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Inch Wikipedia Definition]</ref>
*" An inch (plural: inches; symbol or abbreviation: in or, sometimes, ″ – a double prime) is the name of a unit of length in a number of different systems, including Imperial units, and United States customary units. There are 36 inches in a yard and 12 inches in a foot." <ref>[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Inch Wikipedia Definition]</ref>
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*An Inch is one twelfth of a foot,fingerbreadth, 2.54 centimeters or 1/36 yard.<ref>[http://www.yourdictionary.com/inch Dictionary Reference]</ref>
 
 
*" An Inch is one twelfth of a foot,fingerbreadth, 2.54 centimeters or 1/36 yard." <ref>[http://www.yourdictionary.com/inch Dictionary Reference]</ref>
 
 
 
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== Conversion to SI and other common units  ==
 
== Conversion to SI and other common units  ==
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*Enumeration=0x2207  
 
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*Base Unit=2.54 • 10<sup>-2</sup> • m
 
*Base Unit=2.54 • 10<sup>-2</sup> • m
 
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== References  ==
 
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Revision as of 23:53, 9 July 2014

Inches is an engineering unit that falls under the length group, and is commonly used by automation professionals.

Definitions

  • An inch (plural: inches; symbol or abbreviation: in or, sometimes, ″ – a double prime) is the name of a unit of length in a number of different systems, including Imperial units, and United States customary units. There are 36 inches in a yard and 12 inches in a foot.[1]
  • An Inch is one twelfth of a foot,fingerbreadth, 2.54 centimeters or 1/36 yard.[2]

Conversion to SI and other common units

1 Inch (in) equals to:

479991420
A.U. of Length
254000000
Angstroms
25400000000
Bicron
0.0006944
Bolt (cloth)
0.0001157
Cables (US, Survey)
100.0000007
Caliber
2.54
Centimeters
0.0008333
Chain (Engineer)
0.0012626
Chain (Gunter)
0.0008333
Chain (Ramden)
0.0012626
Chain (US, Survey)
0.0555556
Cubits (England)
0.254
Decimeter
0.00254
Dekameter
1.3333333
Digit
0.0138889
Fathoms (US, Survey)
0.0833333
Feet (International)
0.0833332
Feet (US, Survey)
25400000000000
Fermi
0.0001263
Furlongs (US, Survey)
3e-11
Gigameter
0.25
Hands
0.000254
Hectometer
0.0000254
Kilometres
2.68483946 × 10-18
Light years
0.0254
Meters
25400
Microns
1000.0000066
Mil
0.0000137
Miles (Int, US Nautical)
0.0000158
Miles (International)
0.0000137
Miles (UK Nautical)
0.0000158
Miles (US Statute)
0.0000158
Miles (US Survey)
25.4
Millimeters
25400000
Millimicron
0.0000025
Myriameter
0.4444445
Nail (cloth)
25400000
Nanometer
0.0002525
Out
0.0016667
Pace (Geometrical)
0.0333333
Pace (US, Survey)
0.3333333
Palm
8.23157228 × 10-19
Parsec
0.0050505
Perch (US Survey)
72.2700002
Points (Printing)
0.0050505
Pole (US Survey)
0.0000026
Range (US Survey)
0.0050505
Rods
0.0041667
Rope
0.1111111
Spans
25400000000
Stigma
254000000
Tenthmeter
1000
Thou
0.0000026
Township
0.0277778
Yards (International)
0.0277778
Yards (UK)


Communication Protocol Support

This engineering unit is supported by the following communication protocols:

1. BACnet

  • 2008 specification.
  • Enumeration=32


2. CIP (includes Ethernet/IP)

  • Enumeration=0x2207
  • Base Unit=2.54 • 10-2 • m

References