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Unit Conversions, Weights,& Measures and Periodic Table


Unit Conversions, Weights,& Measures and Periodic Table

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A continously expanding collection of of converters, units and measures, data tables. The converters provide not only information such as "how many miles in a light year", the difference between US fluid and dry gallons, the differences between both these and the UK gallon, but also gives the invaluable background on units, their origin and definitions. If you ever need to know what a "Wey" is or ask "What on Earth is a Tod?", this is the place to look. Furthermore, this site also provides a... More
Material Type: Collection
Technical Format: Java Applet
Date Added to MERLOT: July 27, 2000
Date Modified in MERLOT: January 30, 2009
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Submitter: John Walkup


  • Editor Review avg: 2 rating
  • User Rating: 5 user rating
  • Discussion (1 Comment)
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Primary Audience: College General Ed
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
Technical Requirements: Netscape. Some of the Javascript does not appear to work on IE.
Language: English
Cost Involved: no
Source Code Available: no
Accessiblity Information Available: no
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14 years ago

John Walkup (Staff)

The largest, most comprehensive, source of unit conversions I have seen. The
thumbwheel mouse controller is easy to use, and the database is enormous.