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Free unit converters

  1. Feb 2, 2008 #1
    hi!

    Does anybody know of any free downloadable unit converters that includes magnetism unit and other electrical unit conversions too?

    THANKS
     
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  3. Feb 2, 2008 #2

    dlgoff

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  4. Feb 2, 2008 #3

    ranger

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    I've been using Gonvert for a while. It has one of the most comprehensive list of units I've ever seen.
    http://unihedron.com/projects/gonvert/
     
  5. Feb 4, 2008 #4
    Thanks guys,

    Those links were good. But is there a tool in windows that I could use for the same purpose?

    Thanks
     
  6. Feb 4, 2008 #5

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    Here I was thinking that all engineers use a UNIX based system :rofl:

    The website has claimed that it works on Windows (assuming you have the dependencies resolved):
    http://unihedron.com/projects/gonvert/#Requirements

    Install the deps linked from the site and you'll be ready to go in no time.
     
  7. Feb 4, 2008 #6

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    I was going to suggest Google calculator, but it appears that Google does not yet grok cgs electrostatic units. Google "2*pi AU/year" and you get a circular orbit approximation of the Earth's rotational velocity about the Sun in SI units. Don't like that? Google "2*pi AU/year in furlongs/fortnight" and you get the answer in a much more reasonable set of units.

    OTOH, if you google "10 coulombs in statcoulombs" you get a bunch of junk. Oh well.
     
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  8. Feb 11, 2008 #7
    Hey, thanks guys!

    Guess not all free converters are comprehensive.
     
  9. Feb 13, 2008 #8
    Try doing a search for freeware conversion calculators. They're relatively easy to find. I have an older version ('97) of one called "Conversion Buddy" which I downloaded ages ago that still suites me very nicely and has more parameters than I'll ever use. You can still find it if you do a search for "cbfree39.zip". Typically, if you do a search on the program name of "Conversion Buddy" you'll get links to download the latest version. If you have trouble getting it, let me know and send you the zip file I downloaded.
     
  10. Feb 13, 2008 #9
    Thanks for that,

    Conversion buddy's still available for free download. Still, none of these softwares seem to have converters for magnetism units. I really wanted something that does that.

    Will keep looking

    Thanks anyway!!!
     
  11. Feb 13, 2008 #10

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    What do you mean? The software I linked to has the following;
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    Magnetic Field strength :
        ampere per meter
        ampere-turn per inch
        ampere-turn per meter
        kiloampere per meter
        newton per weber
        oersted
    Magnetic Flux :
        line of force
        maxwell
        microweber
        milliweber
        unit pole (electro magnetic unit)
        weber
    Magnetic Flux Density :
        gamma
        gauss
        kilogauss
        line per square inch
        maxwell per square centimeter
        maxwell per square inch
        microtesla
        millitesla
        nanotesla
        tesla
        weber per square meter
     
     
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