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Aerospace Units

The main blocks of the Aerospace Blockset™ library support standard measurement systems. The Unit Conversion blocks support all units listed in this table.

Quantity

Metric (MKS)

English

Acceleration

meters/second2 (m/s2), kilometers/second2 (km/s2), (kilometers/hour)/second (km/h-s), g-unit (g)

inches/second2 (in/s2), feet/second2 (ft/s2), (miles/hour)/second (mph/s), g-unit (g)

Angle

radian (rad), degree (deg), revolution

radian (rad), degree (deg), revolution

Angular acceleration

radians/second2 (rad/s2), degrees/second2 (deg/s2), revolutions/minute (rpm), revolutions/second (rps)

radians/second2 (rad/s2), degrees/second2 (deg/s2), revolutions/minute (rpm), revolutions/second (rps)

Angular velocity

radians/second (rad/s), degrees/second (deg/s), revolutions/minute (rpm)

radians/second (rad/s), degrees/second (deg/s), revolutions/minute (rpm)

Density

kilogram/meter3 (kg/m3)

pound mass/foot3 (lbm/ft3), slug/foot3 (slug/ft3), pound mass/inch3 (lbm/in3)

Force

newton (N)

pound (lb)

Inertia

kilogram-meter2 (kg-m2)

slug-foot2 (slug-ft2)

Length

meter (m)

inch (in), foot (ft), mile (mi), nautical mile (nm)

Mass

kilogram (kg)

slug (slug), pound mass (lbm)

Pressure

Pascal (Pa)

pound/inch2 (psi), pound/foot2 (psf), atmosphere (atm)

Temperature

kelvin (K), degrees Celsius (oC)

degrees Fahrenheit (oF), degrees Rankine (oR)

Torque

newton-meter (N-m)

pound-feet (lb-ft)

Velocity

meters/second (m/s), kilometers/second (km/s), kilometers/hour (km/h)

inches/second (in/s), feet/second (ft/s), feet/minute (ft/min), miles/hour (mph), knots

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