Jonathan Ochshorn's Structural Elements for Architects and Builders, Third Edition
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Unit abbreviations and conversion

Unit abbreviations

SI (international system) unitsInch-pound units
m = meter
mm = millimeter
MPa = megapascal
N = newton
kN = kilonewton
kg = kilogram
km/h = kilometers per hour
in. = inch
ft = foot
kip is unabbreviated
lb = pound
psi = pounds per square inch
ksi = kips per square inch
psf = pounds per square foot
pcf = pounds per cubic foot
mph = miles per hour

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