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The convert Function in the Natural Units Environment

Description

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In the Natural Units environment, the global convert function is replaced by a convert function that converts any unevaluated arithmetic operators, equalities, or inequalities to their global equivalents.  The first argument is tested to check whether it is a valid unit name.

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For more information about this function, see the global convert help page.

  

Note: In Maple 2015 and later versions, units are not surrounded by double brackets.

with(Units[Natural]):

:-convert(3*Unit('m/s'), 'units', 'cm/s');  # this should fail

Error, (in `convert/units`) `Units:-Natural:-`*`(cm,Units:-Natural:-`/`(s))` is not a recognized unit

convert(3*Unit('m/s'), 'units', 'cm/s');

300cms

(1)

:-convert('m', 'units', 'ft');  # the 'm' is not interpreted as a meter

Error, (in `convert/units`) unable to convert `1` to `ft`

convert('m', 'units', 'ft');

1250381ft

(2)

See Also

convert, Units, Units/Natural, Units/Natural/arithmetic operators, Units/Natural/equalities, Units/Natural/inequalities


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