SI and the American Engineering Systems of Units

In this course, we will consider TWO systems of units:
1. Le Systeme Internationale d'Unites (SI) - uses metric units

2. American Engineering System (AE) - uses English units

Fundamental
Dimension
U N I T S
SI
 
AE
 
Length meter (m) foot (ft)
Mass kilogram (kg) pound-mass (lbm)
Moles gram-mole (g-mol) pound-mole (lb-mol)
Temperature Kelvin (K) Rankine (oR)
Time second (s) second (s)
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Ch 1, Lesson B, Page 4 - SI and the American Engineering Systems of Units