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From: |
Jochen Küpper |
Subject: |
calc units |
Date: |
18 Apr 2002 19:27:16 -0400 |
User-agent: |
XEmacs/Gnus |
I have send the following to gnu.emacs.sources before. It would be
great if the attached updated constants could be incorporated into
calc. The defvar math-standard-units supersedes the according
definition in current calc-units.el.
Greetings,
Jochen
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;; calc-units-update.el -- update for calc-units.el, a calculator for Emacs
;;
;; Copyright (C) 2002 Jochen Küpper
;;
;; This file is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify
;; it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published
;; by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2, or (at your
;; option) any later version.
;;
;; It is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT
;; ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY
;; or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public
;; License for more details.
;;
;; This file udates the units calc uses to CODATA 1998, plus some
;; addtional new values. For CODATA 1998 references see one of
;; - Journal of Physical and Chemical Reference Data, 28(6), 1713-1852, 1999.
;; - Reviews of Modern Physics, 72(2), 351-495, 2000.
;; - http://physics.nist.gov/cuu/Constants/index.html
(require 'calc)
(defvar math-standard-units
'( ;; Length
( m nil "*Meter" )
( in "2.54 cm" "Inch" )
( ft "12 in" "Foot" )
( yd "3 ft" "Yard" )
( mi "5280 ft" "Mile" )
( au "149597870691. m" "Astronomical Unit" ) ;; NASA JPL
(http://neo.jpl.nasa.gov/glossary/au.html)
( lyr "9460536207068016 m" "Light Year" )
( pc "206264.80625 au" "Parsec" )
( nmi "1852 m" "Nautical Mile" )
( fath "6 ft" "Fathom" )
( u "1 um" "Micron" )
( mil "in/1000" "Mil" )
( point "in/72" "Point (1/72 inch)" )
( tpt "in/72.27" "Point (TeX conventions)" )
( Ang "1e-10 m" "Angstrom" )
( mfi "mi+ft+in" "Miles + feet + inches" )
;; Area
( hect "10000 m^2" "*Hectare" )
( acre "mi^2 / 640" "Acre" )
( b "1e-28 m^2" "Barn" )
;; Volume
( l "1e-3 m^3" "*Liter" )
( L "1e-3 m^3" "Liter" )
( gal "4 qt" "US Gallon" )
( qt "2 pt" "Quart" )
( pt "2 cup" "Pint" )
( cup "8 ozfl" "Cup" )
( ozfl "2 tbsp" "Fluid Ounce" )
( floz "2 tbsp" "Fluid Ounce" )
( tbsp "3 tsp" "Tablespoon" )
( tsp "4.92892159375 ml" "Teaspoon" )
( vol "tsp+tbsp+ozfl+cup+pt+qt+gal" "Gallons + ... + teaspoons" )
( galC "4.54609 l" "Canadian Gallon" )
( galUK "4.546092 l" "UK Gallon" )
;; Time
( s nil "*Second" )
( sec "s" "Second" )
( min "60 s" "Minute" )
( hr "60 min" "Hour" )
( day "24 hr" "Day" )
( wk "7 day" "Week" )
( hms "wk+day+hr+min+s" "Hours, minutes, seconds" )
( yr "365.25 day" "Year" )
( Hz "1/s" "Hertz" )
;; Speed
( mph "mi/hr" "*Miles per hour" )
( kph "km/hr" "Kilometers per hour" )
( knot "nmi/hr" "Knot" )
( c "2.99792458e8 m/s" "Speed of light" )
;; Acceleration
( ga "9.80665 m/s^2" "*\"g\" acceleration" )
;; Mass
( g nil "*Gram" )
( lb "16 oz" "Pound (mass)" )
( oz "28.349523125 g" "Ounce (mass)" )
( ton "2000 lb" "Ton" )
( tpo "ton+lb+oz" "Tons + pounds + ounces (mass)" )
( t "1000 kg" "Metric ton" )
( tonUK "1016.0469088 kg" "UK ton" )
( lbt "12 ozt" "Troy pound" )
( ozt "31.103475 g" "Troy ounce" )
( ct ".2 g" "Carat" )
( amu "1.66053873e-27 kg" "Unified atomic mass" ) ;; CODATA 1998
;; Force
( N "m kg/s^2" "*Newton" )
( dyn "1e-5 N" "Dyne" )
( gf "ga g" "Gram (force)" )
( lbf "4.44822161526 N" "Pound (force)" )
( kip "1000 lbf" "Kilopound (force)" )
( pdl "0.138255 N" "Poundal" )
;; Energy
( J "N m" "*Joule" )
( erg "1e-7 J" "Erg" )
( cal "4.1868 J" "International Table Calorie" )
( Btu "1055.05585262 J" "International Table Btu" )
( eV "ech V" "Electron volt" )
( ev "eV" "Electron volt" )
( therm "105506000 J" "EEC therm" )
( invcm "h c/cm" "Energy in inverse centimeters" )
( Kayser "invcm" "Kayser (inverse centimeter energy)" )
( men "100/invcm" "Inverse energy in meters" )
( Hzen "h Hz" "Energy in Hertz")
( Ken "k K" "Energy in Kelvins")
( Wh "W h" "Watt hour")
( Ws "W s" "Watt second")
;; Power
( W "J/s" "*Watt" )
( hp "745.7 W" "Horsepower" )
;; Temperature
( K nil "*Degree Kelvin" K )
( dK "K" "Degree Kelvin" K )
( degK "K" "Degree Kelvin" K )
( dC "K" "Degree Celsius" C )
( degC "K" "Degree Celsius" C )
( dF "(5/9) K" "Degree Fahrenheit" F )
( degF "(5/9) K" "Degree Fahrenheit" F )
;; Pressure
( Pa "N/m^2" "*Pascal" )
( bar "1e5 Pa" "Bar" )
( atm "101325 Pa" "Standard atmosphere" )
( torr "atm/760" "Torr" )
( mHg "1000 torr" "Meter of mercury" )
( inHg "25.4 mmHg" "Inch of mercury" )
( inH2O "2.490889e2 Pa" "Inch of water" ) ;; NIST
(http://physics.nist.gov/Pubs/SP811/appenB9.html)
( psi "6894.75729317 Pa" "Pound per square inch" )
;; Viscosity
( P "0.1 Pa s" "*Poise" )
( St "1e-4 m^2/s" "Stokes" )
;; Electromagnetism
( A nil "*Ampere" )
( C "A s" "Coulomb" )
( Fdy "ech Nav" "Faraday" )
( e "1.602176462e-19 C" "Elementary charge" ) ;; CODATA 1998
( ech "1.602176462e-19 C" "Elementary charge" ) ;; CODATA 1998
( V "W/A" "Volt" )
( ohm "V/A" "Ohm" )
( mho "A/V" "Mho" )
( S "A/V" "Siemens" )
( F "C/V" "Farad" )
( H "Wb/A" "Henry" )
( T "Wb/m^2" "Tesla" )
( G "1e-4 T" "Gauss" )
( Wb "V s" "Weber" )
;; Luminous intensity
( cd nil "*Candela" )
( sb "1e4 cd/m^2" "Stilb" )
( lm "cd sr" "Lumen" )
( lx "lm/m^2" "Lux" )
( ph "1e4 lx" "Phot" )
( fc "10.76391 lx" "Footcandle" ) ;; NIST
(http://physics.nist.gov/Pubs/SP811/appenB9.html)
( lam "1e4 lm/m^2" "Lambert" )
( flam "1.07639104e-3 lam" "Footlambert" )
;; Radioactivity
( Bq "1/s" "*Becquerel" )
( Ci "3.7e10 Bq" "Curie" )
( Gy "J/kg" "Gray" )
( Sv "Gy" "Sievert" )
( R "2.58e-4 C/kg" "Roentgen" )
( rd ".01 Gy" "Rad" )
( rem "rd" "Rem" )
;; Amount of substance
( mol nil "*Mole" )
;; Plane angle
( rad nil "*Radian" )
( circ "2 pi rad" "Full circle" )
( rev "circ" "Full revolution" )
( deg "circ/360" "Degree" )
( arcmin "deg/60" "Arc minute" )
( arcsec "arcmin/60" "Arc second" )
( grad "circ/400" "Grade" )
( rpm "rev/min" "Revolutions per minute" )
;; Solid angle
( sr nil "*Steradian" )
;; other physical quantities (CODATA 1998)
( h "6.62606876e-34 J s" "*Planck's constant" )
( hbar "h / 2 pi" "Planck's constant" )
( mu0 "4 pi 1e-7 H/m" "Permeability of vacuum" )
( Grav "6.673e-11 m^3/kg^1/s^2" "Gravitational constant" )
( Nav "6.02214199e23 / mol" "Avagadro's constant" )
( me "9.10938188e-31 kg" "Electron rest mass" )
( mp "1.67262158e-27 kg" "Proton rest mass" )
( mn "1.67492716e-27 kg" "Neutron rest mass" )
( mu "1.88353109e-28 kg" "Muon rest mass" )
( Ryd "10973731.568549 /m" "Rydberg's constant" )
( k "1.3806503e-23 J/K" "Boltzmann's constant" )
( fsc "7.297352533e-3" "Fine structure constant" )
( muB "927.400899e-26 J/T" "Bohr magneton" )
( muN "5.05078317e-27 J/T" "Nuclear magneton" )
( mue "-928.476362e-26 J/T" "Electron magnetic moment" )
( mup "1.410606633e-26 J/T" "Proton magnetic moment" )
( R0 "8.314472 J/mol/K" "Molar gas constant" )
( V0 "22.710981e-3 m^3/mol" "Standard volume of ideal gas" )
))
(provide 'calc-units-update)
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