Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat: Cities in the Third Millennium

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Abbreviations for Units

Btu

British Thermal Unit

°C

degree Celsius (centigrade)

cc

cubic centimeters

cm

centimeter

°F

degree Fahrenheit

ft

foot

g

gram

gal

gallon

hp

horsepower

hr

hour

Imp

British Imperial

in.

inch

J

joule

K

kelvin

kg

kilogram

kgf

kilogram-force

kip

1000 pound force

km

kilometer

kN

kilonewton

kPa

kilopascal

ksi

kips per square inch

kW

kilowatt

lb

pound

lbf

pound force

lbm

pound mass

MJ

megajoule

MPa

megapascal

m

meter

ml

milliliter

mm

millimeter

MN

meganewton

N

newton

oz

ounce

Pa

pascal

psf

pounds per square foot

psi

pounds per square inch

ºR

degree Rankine

sec

second

slug

14.594 kg

Uº

heat transfer coefficient

W

watt

yd

yard

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