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Units of Linear Mass Density

 

Description

Examples

Description

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Linear mass density has the dimension mass per length. The SI composite unit of linear mass density is the kilogram per meter.

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Maple knows the units of linear mass density listed in the following table.

Name

Symbols

Context

Alternate Spellings

Prefixes

 

 

 

 

 

denier

 

standard *

deniers

 

drex

 

standard *

drexes

 

tex

 

standard *

texes

 

  

An asterisk ( * ) indicates the default context, an at sign (@) indicates an abbreviation, and under the prefixes column, SI indicates that the unit takes all SI prefixes, IEC indicates that the unit takes IEC prefixes, and SI+ and SI- indicate that the unit takes only positive and negative SI prefixes, respectively.  Refer to a unit in the Units package by indexing the name or symbol with the context, for example, denier[standard]; or, if the context is indicated as the default, by using only the unit name or symbol, for example, denier.

  

 

  

The units of linear mass density are defined as follows.

  

A denier is defined as a gram per 9000 meters of thread.

  

A drex is defined as a gram per 10000. meters of thread.

  

A tex is defined as a gram per 1000 meters of thread.

Examples

convertdenier,dimensions,base=true

masslength

(1)

convert9000000,units,denier,kgm

1

(2)

convert10000000,units,drex,kgm

1

(3)

convert1000000,units,tex,kgm

1

(4)

See Also

convert/dimensions

convert/units

Units

Units/Index

Units/length

Units/mass