Acceleration (Linear)

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The following units are included in this section:

 

ID

Unit

Definition

Wikipedia page and other notes

1

metre/second squared (m/s2)

-

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Metre_per_second_squared

2

galileo (Gal)

10-2 m/s2

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gal_(unit)

The same as centimetre/second squared (cm/s2)

3

centimetre/second squared (cm/s2)

10-2 m/s2

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gal_(unit)

The same as galileo (Gal)

4

millimetre/second squared (mm/s2)

10-3 m/s2

 

5

inch/second squared (in/s2)

0.0254 m/s2

 

6

foot/second squared (ft/s2)

0.3048 m/s2

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Foot_per_second_squared

7

standard gravity (g0)

9.80665 m/s2

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Standard_gravity

8

kilometre/second squared (km/s2)

103 m/s2

 

9

kilometre/hour squared (km/h2)

(1/12,960) m/s2

 

10

kilometre/(hour∙second) (km/(h∙s))

(1/3.6) m/s2

 

11

kilometre/(hour∙minute) (km/(h∙min))

(1/216) m/s2

 

12

mile/second squared (mi/s2)

1609.344 m/s2

 

13

mile/hour squared (mi/h2)

(34/273,801) m/s2

 

14

mile/(hour×second) (mi/(h∙s))

0.44704 m/s2

 

15

mile/(hour∙minute) (mi/(h∙min))

(37/4966) m/s2

 

All the above definitions of the various units are EXACT.

Note: In the above, a period (.) is used to indicate the decimal place and a comma (,) is used to separate groups of thousands.

 

Type of conversion relationship: DIRECTLY PROPORTIONAL (y=ax)

Example conversion diagram (see two units in bold above):

Acceleration