Units, Dimensional Analysis, and Conversion Factors: Example Problems

Try to solve these problems before watching the solutions in the screencasts.

Example Problem 1


Convert 5 N to lbm-cm/min2.

Example Problem 2

Calculate the Reynold's number given the equation and the following parameters:

Re = ρDν/μ

D = 4.3 in

ρ = 1.3 g/mL

ν = 0.037 ft/s

μ = 0.57 cP (1 cP = 1.00 x 10-3 Pa-s)