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Acceleration

Unit Name Symbol SI Equivalent

celo

ft/s2 0.3048 m/s2

centimeter per square second

cm/s2 1x10-2 m/s2

foot per square second

ft/s2 0.3048 m/s2

g (gravitational acceleration)

g 9.80665 m/s2

galileo

  1x10-2 m/s2

inch per square second

in/s2 2.54x10-2 m/s2

kilometer per hour per second

km/h-s 0.277778 m/s2

leo

  10 m/s2

meter per square second

m/s2 1 m/s2

mile (stat.) per hour per second

mph/s, mi/h-s 0.44704 m/s2

normal acceleration

gn 9.80665 m/s2

Angular Acceleration


Unit Name Symbol SI Equivalent

degree per square second

°/s2 1.74533x10-2 rad/s2

radian per square second

rad/s2 1 rad/s2

revolution per minute per second

rpm/s, rev/min-s 0.10472 rad/s2

revolution per square minute

rpm/min, rev/min2 1.74533x10-3 rad/s2

revolution per square second

rps/s, rev/s2 6.28319 rad/s2