Tag Archives: Unit conversion

Evaluating text – update

One disadvantage of the spreadsheet style interface is that even simple formulae are difficult to check.  For instance, the deflection of a cantilever loaded at the end is given by: F*L^3/(3*E*I) which is much easier to read than the Excel … Continue reading

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Feet and inches, and other units

Following a query at Eng-tips I have had a look at options in Excel for converting metres to feet and inches, with the inches displayed as a fraction rather than a decimal. Converting from metres to feet or inches is … Continue reading

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Daily Download 24: Units for Excel

The Units4Excel spreadsheet provides: User Defined Functions (UDFs) to convert between any listed units, including compound SI units. A UDF to evaluate any function entered as text, including evaluation of input and output units. Recognition of all standard SI prefixes. An … Continue reading

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Units for Excel 5:

Previous post on Units for Excel Download spreadsheet: Units4Excel.zip I have posted a new update of the Units4Excel spreadsheet for download (link above).  The main changes are: The ConvertA and ConvertA2 functions have been combined. The ToSI and FromSI functions have been deleted, … Continue reading

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