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SQL Server function to convert weight to drams


DRAMS
 
Updated: 01 December 2008 

Use DRAMS to convert from drams, grains, grams, hundredweights, ounces, pennyweights, pounds, stones, tonnes, tons, troy pounds, or troy ounces to drams.
Syntax
SELECT [westclintech].[wct].[DRAMS] (
  <@Weight, float,>
 ,<@From_scale, nvarchar(4000),>)
Arguments
@Weight
is any real number. @Weight is an expression of type float or of a type that can be implicitly converted to float
@From_scale
is the description of the units for @Weight. @From_scale must be a valid value as specified in weight unit representations@From_scale must be of a data type that is implicitly convertible to varchar.
 
Return Types
float
Remarks
·         The following table is a representation of the conversion of one of the weight units of measure into drams:
grains
0.0365714286
drams
1
ounces avoirdupois
16
pounds avoirdupois
256
stones
3584
hundredweights
25600
tons
512000
pennyweights
0.877714286
ounces troy
17.5542857
pounds troy
210.6514284
grams
0.564383391
tonnes
564383.391
 
·         Conversion of grams includes all the standard prefixes with kilo representing 1,000 and yocto representing 10E-24.
Example
 
select wct.DRAMS(100, 'lbs')
Here is the result set
----------------------
25600
 

(1 row(s) affected)



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