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SQL Server function to convert speed to meters per minute


MMIN
 
Updated: 01 December 2008 

Use MMIN 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 meters per minute.
Syntax
SELECT [westclintech].[wct].[MMIN] (
  <@Speed, float,>
 ,<@From_scale, nvarchar(4000),>
 ,<@To_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.
 
@To_scale
is the description of the metric units that @Speed is to be converted into. @To_scale must be a valid value as specified in speed unit representations. In addition to meters per minute, @To_scale  can be decimeters per minute, centimeters per minute, millimeters per minute, micrometers per minute, nanometers per minute, picometers per minute, femtometers per minute, attometers per minute, zeptometers per minute, yoctometers per minute, decameters per minute, hectometers per minute, or kilometers per minute .@To_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 meters per minute:
feet per hour
0.00508
feet per minute
0.3048
feet per second
18.288
inches per second
1.524
kilometers per hour
16.66667
knots
30.86667
miles per hour
26.8224
miles per minute
1609.344
miles per second
96560.64
meters per second
60
meters per minute
1
meters per hour
0.016667
 
·         Conversion of meters includes all the standard prefixes with kilo representing 1,000 and yocto representing 10E-24.
Example
 
select wct.MMIN(10, 'm/s', 'km/min')
Here is the result set
----------------------
0.6
 
(1 row(s) affected)


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