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Object NonSI
This class contains units that are not part of the International System of Units, that is, they are outside the SI, but are important and widely used.
Field Summary  
static Unit 
AEON
A unit of duration equal to 1E9 YEAR . 
static Unit 
ANGSTROM
A unit of length equal to 1E10 m (symbol Å ). 
static Unit 
ARE
A unit of area equal to 100 m² . 
static Unit 
ASTRONOMICAL_UNIT
A unit of length equal to the average distance from the center of the Earth to the center of the Sun. 
static Unit 
ATMOSPHERE
A unit of pressure equal to the average pressure of the Earth's atmosphere at sea level. 
static Unit 
ATOM
A unit of amount of substance equals to one atom. 
static Unit 
ATOMIC_MASS
A unit of mass equal to 1/12 the mass of the carbon12 atom. 
static Unit 
BAR
A unit of pressure equal to 100 kPa . 
static Unit 
BARN
A unit of area equal to 100 fm² . 
static Unit 
BOHR
A unit of length equal to the mean distance between the proton and the electron in an unexcited hydrogen atom. 
static Unit 
BTU
A unit of energy equal to 1055.056 J . 
static Unit 
BTU_MEAN
A unit of energy equal to 1055.87 J (mean). 
static Unit 
BTU_TH
A unit of energy equal to 1054.350 J (thermochemical). 
static Unit 
BYTE
A unit of data amount equal to 8 bits (BinarY TErm). 
static Unit 
C
A unit of velocity relative to the speed of light. 
static Unit 
CALORIE
A unit of energy equal to 4.1868 J
(symbol cal ). 
static Unit 
CARAT
A unit of mass equal to 200 milligrams. 
static Unit 
CENTIRADIAN
A unit of angle equal to 0.01 SI.RADIAN . 
static Unit 
CICERO
A unit of length equal to 12 DIDOT . 
static Unit 
COMPUTER_POINT
Equivalent PIXEL 
static Unit 
CUP_UK
A unit of volume equal to 10 FLUID_OUNCE_UK 
static Unit 
CUP_US
A unit of volume equal to 8 FLUID_OUNCE_US 
static Unit 
CURIE
A unit of radioctive activity equal to the activity of a gram of radium. 
static Unit 
DAY
A unit of duration equal to 24 HOUR . 
static Unit 
DAY_SIDEREAL
A unit of duration equal to the time required for a complete rotation of the earth in reference to any star or to the vernal equinox at the meridian, equal to 23 hours, 56 minutes, 4.09 seconds. 
static Unit 
DEGREE_ANGLE
A unit of angle equal to 1/360 REVOLUTION . 
static Unit 
DIDOT
A unit of length equal to 0.37592e3 m . 
static Unit 
DYNE
A unit of force equal to 1E5 N . 
static Unit 
E
A unit of electric charge equal to the charge on one electron. 
static Unit 
ELECTRON_MASS
A unit of mass equal to the mass of the electron. 
static Unit 
ELECTRON_VOLT
A unit of energy equal to one electronvolt (symbol eV , also recognized keV, MeV, GeV ). 
static Unit 
ERG
A unit of energy equal to 1E7 J . 
static Unit 
FAHRENHEIT
A unit of temperature equal to degree Rankine minus 459.67 °R . 
static Unit 
FARADAY
A unit of electric charge equal to equal to the product of Avogadro's number (see SI.MOLE ) and the charge (1 e) on a single electron. 
static Unit 
FLUID_OUNCE_UK
A unit of volume equal to 1 / 160 GALLON_UK 
static Unit 
FLUID_OUNCE_US
A unit of volume equal to 1 / 16 PINT_LIQUID_US . 
static Unit 
FOOT
A unit of length equal to 0.3048 m (1959 Standard). 
static Unit 
FRANKLIN
A unit of electric charge which exerts a force of one dyne on an equal charge at a distance of one centimeter. 
static Unit 
G
A unit of acceleration equal to the gravity at the earth's surface. 
static Unit 
GALILEO
A unit of acceleration equal to an acceleration of one centimeter per second per second. 
static Unit 
GALLON_DRY_US
A unit of volume equal to one US dry gallon. 
static Unit 
GALLON_LIQUID_US
A unit of volume equal to one US gallon, Liquid Unit. 
static Unit 
GALLON_UK
A unit of volume equal to 4.546 09 LITER . 
static Unit 
GAUSS
A unit of magnetic flux density equal 1000 A/m . 
static Unit 
GILBERT
A unit of electric charge equal to the centimetergramsecond electromagnetic unit of magnetomotive force, equal to 10/4 π ampereturn. 
static Unit 
GRADE
A unit of angle measure equal to 1/400 REVOLUTION . 
static Unit 
HECTARE
A unit of area equal to 100 ARE . 
static Unit 
HORSEPOWER
A unit of power equal to the power required to raise a mass of 75 kilograms at a velocity of 1 meter per second (metric). 
static Unit 
HOUR
A unit of duration equal to 60 MINUTE . 
static Unit 
INCH
A unit of length equal to 0.0254 m (1959 Standard). 
static Unit 
INCH_OF_MERCURY
A unit of pressure equal to the pressure exerted at the Earth's surface by a column of mercury 1 inch high. 
static Unit 
KILOCALORIE
A unit of energy equal to one kilocalorie (symbol Cal ).

static Unit 
KILOGRAM_FORCE
A unit of force equal to 9.80665 N . 
static Unit 
KNOT
A unit of velocity equal to one NAUTICAL_MILE per HOUR . 
static Unit 
LAMBERT
A unit of illuminance equal to 1E4 Lx . 
static Unit 
LIGHT_YEAR
A unit of length equal to the distance that light travels in one year through a vacuum. 
static Unit 
LITER
A unit of volume equal to one cubic decimeter (symbol L ,
also recognized µL, mL, cL, dL , 1964 standard). 
static Unit 
MACH
A unit of velocity to express the speed of an aircraft relative to the speed of sound. 
static Unit 
MAXWELL
A unit of magnetic flux equal 1E8 Wb . 
static Unit 
METRIC_TON
A unit of mass equal to 1000 kg (metric ton). 
static Unit 
MILE
A unit of length equal to 1609.344 m . 
static Unit 
MILLIBAR
A unit of pressure equal to 1E3 BAR . 
static Unit 
MILLIMETER_OF_MERCURY
A unit of pressure equal to the pressure exerted at the Earth's surface by a column of mercury 1 millimeter high. 
static Unit 
MINUTE
A unit of duration equal to 60 s . 
static Unit 
MINUTE_ANGLE
A unit of angle equal to 1/60 DEGREE_ANGLE . 
static Unit 
MONTH
A unit of duration equal to one twelfth of a year. 
static Unit 
NAUTICAL_MILE
A unit of length equal to 1852.0 m . 
static Unit 
OCTET
Equivalent BYTE 
static Unit 
OUNCE
A unit of mass equal to 1 / 16 POUND . 
static Unit 
PARSEC
A unit of length equal to the distance at which a star would appear to shift its position by one arcsecond over the course the time (about 3 months) in which the Earth moves a distance of ASTRONOMICAL_UNIT in the direction perpendicular to the
direction to the star. 
static Unit 
PERCENT
A unit equals to 0.01 (dimensionless). 
static Unit 
PICA
A unit of length equal to 12 POINT . 
static Unit 
PINT_DRY_US
A unit of volume equal to one 1 / 8 GALLON_DRY_US 
static Unit 
PINT_LIQUID_US
A unit of volume equal to 1 / 8 GALLON_LIQUID_US 
static Unit 
PINT_UK
A unit of volume equal to 1 / 8 GALLON_UK 
static Unit 
PIXEL
A unit of length equal to 1/72 INCH . 
static Unit 
POINT
A unit of length equal to 0.013837 INCH exactly (standardized
by the American Typefounders Association). 
static Unit 
POUND
A unit of mass equal to 453.59237 grams (avoirdupois pound). 
static Unit 
POUND_FORCE
A unit of force equal to POUND * G . 
static Unit 
RAD
A unit of radiation dose absorbed equal to a dose of 0.01 joule of energy per kilogram of mass (J/kg). 
static Unit 
RANKINE
A unit of temperature equal to 5/9 °K . 
static Unit 
REM
A unit of radiation dose effective equal to 0.01 Sv . 
static Unit 
REVOLUTION
A unit of angle equal to a full circle or 2π SI.RADIAN . 
static Unit 
ROENTGEN
A unit used to measure the ionizing ability of radiation. 
static Unit 
RUTHERFORD
A unit of radioctive activity equal to 1 million radioactive disintegrations per second. 
static Unit 
SECOND_ANGLE
A unit of angle equal to 1/60 MINUTE_ANGLE . 
static Unit 
SPHERE
A unit of solid angle equal to 4 π steradians. 
static Unit 
TABLESPOON_AU
A unit of volume equal to 20.0 mL (Australian tablespoon). 
static Unit 
TABLESPOON_UK
A unit of volume equal to one 5 / 8 FLUID_OUNCE_UK 
static Unit 
TABLESPOON_US
A unit of volume equal to 1 / 2 FLUID_OUNCE_US 
static Unit 
TEASPOON_UK
A unit of volume equal to 1 / 6 FLUID_OUNCE_UK 
static Unit 
TEASPOON_US
A unit of volume equal to 1 / 6 FLUID_OUNCE_US 
static Unit 
THERM
A unit of energy equal to 105.4804E6 J (appr.). 
static Unit 
TON_UK
A unit of mass equal to 2240 POUND (long ton). 
static Unit 
TON_US
A unit of mass equal to 2000 POUND (short ton). 
static Unit 
WEEK
A unit of duration equal to 7 DAY . 
static Unit 
YARD
A unit of length equal to 0.9144 m (1959 Standard). 
static Unit 
YEAR
A unit of duration equal to 365 days, 5 hours, 49 minutes, and 12 seconds. 
static Unit 
YEAR_CALENDAR
A unit of duration equal to 365 DAY . 
static Unit 
YEAR_SIDEREAL
A unit of duration equal to one complete revolution of the earth about the sun, relative to the fixed stars, or 365 days, 6 hours, 9 minutes, 9.54 seconds. 
Methods inherited from class Object 
clone, equals, finalize, getClass, hashCode, notify, notifyAll, toString, wait, wait, wait 
Field Detail 
public static final Unit PERCENT
public static final Unit GALILEO
public static final Unit G
public static final Unit ATOM
public static final Unit REVOLUTION
SI.RADIAN
.
public static final Unit DEGREE_ANGLE
REVOLUTION
.
public static final Unit MINUTE_ANGLE
DEGREE_ANGLE
.
public static final Unit SECOND_ANGLE
MINUTE_ANGLE
.
public static final Unit CENTIRADIAN
SI.RADIAN
.
public static final Unit GRADE
REVOLUTION
.
public static final Unit ARE
100 m²
.
public static final Unit HECTARE
ARE
.
public static final Unit BARN
100 fm²
.
public static final Unit BYTE
public static final Unit OCTET
BYTE
public static final Unit MINUTE
60 s
.
public static final Unit HOUR
MINUTE
.
public static final Unit DAY
HOUR
.
public static final Unit WEEK
DAY
.
public static final Unit YEAR
public static final Unit MONTH
public static final Unit DAY_SIDEREAL
public static final Unit YEAR_SIDEREAL
public static final Unit YEAR_CALENDAR
DAY
.
public static final Unit AEON
YEAR
.
public static final Unit E
public static final Unit FARADAY
SI.MOLE
) and the charge (1 e) on a single electron.
public static final Unit FRANKLIN
public static final Unit GILBERT
public static final Unit BTU
1055.056 J
.
public static final Unit BTU_TH
1054.350 J
(thermochemical).
public static final Unit BTU_MEAN
1055.87 J
(mean).
public static final Unit CALORIE
4.1868 J
(symbol cal
).
public static final Unit KILOCALORIE
Cal
).
This is the most common unit of heat energy.
public static final Unit ERG
1E7 J
.
public static final Unit ELECTRON_VOLT
eV
, also recognized keV, MeV, GeV
).
public static final Unit THERM
105.4804E6 J
(appr.).
public static final Unit LAMBERT
1E4 Lx
.
public static final Unit FOOT
0.3048 m
(1959 Standard).
public static final Unit YARD
0.9144 m
(1959 Standard).
public static final Unit INCH
0.0254 m
(1959 Standard).
public static final Unit MILE
1609.344 m
.
public static final Unit NAUTICAL_MILE
1852.0 m
.
public static final Unit ANGSTROM
1E10 m
(symbol Å
).
public static final Unit ASTRONOMICAL_UNIT
public static final Unit LIGHT_YEAR
public static final Unit PARSEC
ASTRONOMICAL_UNIT
in the direction perpendicular to the
direction to the star.
public static final Unit BOHR
public static final Unit POINT
INCH
exactly (standardized
by the American Typefounders Association).
PIXEL
public static final Unit PIXEL
INCH
. It is the American point
rounded to an even 1/72 inch.
POINT
public static final Unit COMPUTER_POINT
PIXEL
public static final Unit PICA
POINT
.
POINT
public static final Unit DIDOT
0.37592e3 m
.
public static final Unit CICERO
DIDOT
.
public static final Unit MAXWELL
1E8 Wb
.
public static final Unit GAUSS
1000 A/m
.
public static final Unit ATOMIC_MASS
public static final Unit ELECTRON_MASS
public static final Unit CARAT
public static final Unit POUND
453.59237 grams
(avoirdupois pound).
public static final Unit OUNCE
POUND
.
public static final Unit TON_US
POUND
(short ton).
public static final Unit TON_UK
POUND
(long ton).
public static final Unit METRIC_TON
1000 kg
(metric ton).
public static final Unit DYNE
1E5 N
.
public static final Unit KILOGRAM_FORCE
9.80665 N
.
public static final Unit POUND_FORCE
POUND
* G
.
public static final Unit HORSEPOWER
public static final Unit ATMOSPHERE
public static final Unit BAR
100 kPa
.
public static final Unit MILLIBAR
BAR
.
public static final Unit MILLIMETER_OF_MERCURY
public static final Unit INCH_OF_MERCURY
public static final Unit RAD
public static final Unit REM
0.01 Sv
.
public static final Unit CURIE
public static final Unit RUTHERFORD
public static final Unit SPHERE
public static final Unit RANKINE
5/9 °K
.
public static final Unit FAHRENHEIT
459.67 °R
.
RANKINE
public static final Unit KNOT
NAUTICAL_MILE
per HOUR
.
public static final Unit MACH
public static final Unit C
public static final Unit LITER
L
,
also recognized µL, mL, cL, dL
, 1964 standard).
public static final Unit GALLON_LIQUID_US
public static final Unit PINT_LIQUID_US
GALLON_LIQUID_US
public static final Unit FLUID_OUNCE_US
PINT_LIQUID_US
.
public static final Unit GALLON_DRY_US
public static final Unit PINT_DRY_US
GALLON_DRY_US
public static final Unit GALLON_UK
LITER
.
public static final Unit PINT_UK
GALLON_UK
public static final Unit FLUID_OUNCE_UK
GALLON_UK
public static final Unit CUP_US
FLUID_OUNCE_US
public static final Unit CUP_UK
FLUID_OUNCE_UK
public static final Unit TABLESPOON_US
FLUID_OUNCE_US
public static final Unit TABLESPOON_UK
FLUID_OUNCE_UK
public static final Unit TEASPOON_US
FLUID_OUNCE_US
public static final Unit TEASPOON_UK
FLUID_OUNCE_UK
public static final Unit TABLESPOON_AU
20.0 mL
(Australian tablespoon).
public static final Unit ROENTGEN

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