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SQL Server function to convert weight to pounds


POUNDS
 
Updated: 01 December 2008 

Use POUNDS to convert from drams, grains, grams, hundredweights, ounces, pennyweights, pounds, stones, tonnes, tons, troy pounds, or troy ounces to pounds.
Syntax
SELECT [westclintech].[wct].[POUNDS] (
  <@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 pounds:
grains
0.000142857143
drams
0.00390625
ounces avoirdupois
0.0625
pounds avoirdupois
1
stones
14
hundredweights
100
tons
2000
pennyweights
0.00342857143
ounces troy
0.0685714286
pounds troy
0.8228571
grams
0.00220462262
tonnes
2204.62262
 
·         Conversion of grams includes all the standard prefixes with kilo representing 1,000 and yocto representing 10E-24.
Example
 
select wct.POUNDS(100, 'lbs')
Here is the result set
----------------------
100
 
(1 row(s) affected)


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