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Appendix A

Metric Conversion Chart

This appendix complies with current Army directives which state that the metric system will be incorporated into all new publications. Table A-1 is a conversion chart.

Table A-1. Metric Conversion Chart

Metric to EnglishEnglish to Metric
MultiplyByTo ObtainMultiplyByTo Obtain
Length
Centimeters0.0394InchesInches2.54Centimeters
Meters3.28FeetFeet0.0305Meters
Meters1.094YardsYards0.9144Meters
Kilometers0.621Miles (stat)Miles (stat)1.5609Kilometers
Kilometers0.540Miles (naut)Miles (naut)1.853Kilometers
Millimeters0.039InchesInches25.40Millimeters
Area
Square centimeters0.1550Square inchesSquare inches6.45Square centimeters
Square meters10.76Square feetSquare feet0.0929Square meters
Square meters1.196Square yardsSquare yards0.836Square meters
Volume
Cubic centimeters0.610Cubic inchesCubic inches16.39Cubic centimeters
Cubic meters35.3Cubic feetCubic feet0.0283Cubic meters
Cubic meters1.308Cubic yardsCubic yards0.765Cubic meters
Milliliters0.0338US liq ouncesUS liq ounces29.6Milliliters
Liters1.057US liq quartsUS liq quarts0.946Liters
Liters0.264US liq gallonsUS liq gallons3.79Liters
Weight
Grams0.0353OuncesOunces28.4Grams
Kilograms2.20PoundsPounds0.454Kilograms
Metric tons1.102Short tonsShort tons0.907Metric tons
Metric tons0.984Long tonsLong tons1.016Metric tons



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