Avoirdupois Weight Conversion Calculator (U.S. Standard)

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About this Converter

This online conversion calculator will convert among different avoirdupois units of weight or mass. For broader calculations use the weight conversion calculator and more specific to troy units use troy unit conversions.

Units, symbols and conversion values
used in this mass calculator
Unit Name Symbol Value in pounds (lb)
dram (avdp) dr (1/16)/16
grain (troy) gr 1/7000
hundredweight (short) hwt 100
ounce (avdp) oz 1/16
pound (avdp) lb 1
ton (short) ton 2000

References/ Further Reading

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) - The NIST Guide for the use of the International System of Units - Appendix B, subsections B.8 Factors for Units Listed Alphabetically and B.9 Factors for units listed by kind of quantity or field of science.

Lide, David R., Daniel (Editor-in-Chief). CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics, 89th Edition New York, NY: CRC Press, p. 1-28, 2008.

Wikipedia contributors. "Conversion of units" Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, last visited 24 Jun. 2011.



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