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Convert Atomic Mass Unit to Slug (amu to slug)

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Atomic Mass Unit (abbreviations: amu, or u): also known as dalton (symbol: Da), is a standard unit of mass that used on an atomic or molecular scale (atomic mass). One unified atomic mass unit is about the mass of one nucleon (either a single proton or neutron) and equivalent to 1 g/mol.

Slug (abbreviations: ps2pf, or lb.s2/ft): is a unit of mass in the weight-based system of measures, especially within the British Imperial measurement system and in the United States customary measures system. Systems of measure either define mass and derive weights or define a base weight and derive a mass unit. It is the mass that is accelerated by 1 ft/s2 when a force of one pound (lbf) is applied on it.

How to Convert Atomic Mass Units to Slugs

Example: How many slugs are equivalent to 32.06 atomic mass units?


As;


1 atomic mass units = 1.137E-28 slugs


32.06 atomic mass units = Y slugs


Assuming Y is the answer, and by criss-cross principle;


Y equals 32.06 times 1.137E-28 over 1


(i.e.) Y = 32.06 * 1.137E-28 / 1 = 3.645222E-27 slugs


Answer is: 3.645222E-27 slugs are equivalent to 32.06 atomic mass units.


Practice Question: Convert the following units into slug:


N.B.: After working out the answer to each of the next questions, click adjacent button to see the correct answer.


( i ) 10.34 amu


( ii ) 3.07 amu


( iii ) 0.64 amu


Convert Atomic Mass Unit to More Weight Units

References
  • Wikipedia
  • USMA
  • NIST

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