Definition:Displacement/Units

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Definition

SI

The SI unit of displacement is the metre.


CGS

The CGS unit of displacement is the centimetre $\mathrm {cm}$.


FPS

The FPS unit of displacement is the foot $\mathrm f$.


Conversion Factors

\(\displaystyle \) \(\) \(\displaystyle 1\) \(\displaystyle \mathrm m\) SI unit
\(\displaystyle \) \(=\) \(\displaystyle 10^2 = 100\) \(\displaystyle \mathrm {cm}\) CGS unit
\(\displaystyle \) \(=\) \(\displaystyle 3.281\) \(\displaystyle \mathrm f\) FPS unit