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SQL Server function to convert speed to feet per second


FTSEC
 
Updated: 01 December 2008 

Use FTSEC to convert from feet per hour, feet per minute, feet per second, inches per second, kilometers per hour, knots, miles per hour, miles per minute, miles per second, meters per second, meters per minute, or meters per hour to feet per second.
Syntax
SELECT [westclintech].[wct].[FTSEC] (
  <@Speed, float,>
 ,<@From_scale, nvarchar(4000),>)
Arguments
@Speed
is any real number. @Speed 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 @Speed. @From_scale must be a valid value as specified in speed 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 speed units of measure into feet per second:
feet per hour
0.000278
feet per minute
0.016667
feet per second
1
inches per second
0.083333
kilometers per hour
0.911344
knots
1.68781
miles per hour
1.466667
miles per minute
88
miles per second
5280
meters per second
3.28084
meters per minute
0.054681
meters per hour
0.000911
 
·         Conversion of meters includes all the standard prefixes with kilo representing 1,000 and yocto representing 10E-24.
Example
 
select wct.FTSEC(10, 'm/s')
Here is the result set
----------------------
32.808399
 
(1 row(s) affected)


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