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SQL Server function to convert weight to grains


GRAINS
 
Updated: 01 December 2008 

Use GRAINS to convert from drams, grains, grams, hundredweights, ounces, pennyweights, pounds, stones, tonnes, tons, troy pounds, or troy ounces to grains.
Syntax
SELECT [westclintech].[wct].[GRAINS] (
  <@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 grains:
grains
1
drams
27.34375
ounces avoirdupois
437.5
pounds avoirdupois
7000
stones
98000
hundredweights
700000
tons
14000000
pennyweights
24
ounces troy
480
pounds troy
5760
grams
15.4323584
tonnes
15432358.4
 
·         Conversion of grams includes all the standard prefixes with kilo representing 1,000 and yocto representing 10E-24.
Example
 
select wct.GRAINS(100, 'lbs')
Here is the result set
----------------------
700000
 
(1 row(s) affected)


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