Tag Archives: Units

Units for Excel 4: Scripting dictionaries

As mentioned in the previous post I have now updated the Units4Excel spreadsheet with the use of scripting dictionaries to speed up the process of finding units in the lists, and also to simplify the process of adding or deleting units.  … Continue reading

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Units for Excel 3 – Editing the units table

I have made several changes to the Units4Excel spreadsheet: Litres added as the base SI unit of fluid volume. Units added for specific heat Units added for fuel consumption in both km/litre and litres/100 km form As before, the revisions … Continue reading

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Units for Excel 2 – Unit aware evaluation of functions

The Units4Excel spreadsheet described in the first post of this series provides functions to convert values from one set of units to another, but does not allow for automatic evaluation of functions, taking account of the specified units, as performed by programs … Continue reading

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Units for Excel

One of the reasons that programs like MathCad tend to be preferred to Excel for engineering and scientific applications is that they have much better facilities for dealing with different units of measurement.  This isn’t difficult, since the only built-in function provided … Continue reading

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