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Appendix A

Metric Conversions

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

US Units Multiplied By Metric Units
Cubic feet 0.0283 Cubic meters
Feet 0.305 Meters
Inches 2.54 Centimeters
Square yards 0.836 Square meters
Metric Units Multiplied By US Units
Centimeters 0.0394 Inches
Cubic meters 35.3 Cubic feet
Meters 3.28 Feet
Square meters 1.196 Square yards


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