Standard Prefixes Used in the SI System of Units

mega M 106

kilo k 103

centi c 10~2

milli m 10~3

B. Conversion Factors

To Convert from USU

To SIU

Multiply by

Reciprocal

Length

foot (ft)

meter (m)

0.30480

3.2808

inch (in.)

centimeter (cm)

2.5400

0.3937

Mass

slug (lb-s2/ft)

kilogram (kg)

14.594

0.068522

Force

pound (lb)

newton (N)

4.4482

0.22481

Density

slug/ft3

kg/m3

515.38

0.0019403

Energy, Work, Moment

(lb-ft) or (ft-lb)

N-m = joule (J)

1.3558

0.73757

Power

(ft-lb/s)

N-m/s = watt (W)

1.3558

0.73757

Stress

lb/in.2 or psi

N/m2 (Pa)

6894.8

1.4504 X 10-4

Moment of Inertia

(lb-ft-s2)

kg-m2

1.3558

0.73756

(lb-in.-s2)

kg-m2

0.11298

8.8507

Linear Momentum

(slug-ft/s)

kg-m/s

4.4482

0.22481

Moment of Momentum

(slug-ft2/s)

kg-m2/s

1.3558

0.73756

Getting Started With Dumbbells

Getting Started With Dumbbells

The use of dumbbells gives you a much more comprehensive strengthening effect because the workout engages your stabilizer muscles, in addition to the muscle you may be pin-pointing. Without all of the belts and artificial stabilizers of a machine, you also engage your core muscles, which are your body's natural stabilizers.

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