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SQL Server function to convert temperature to Rankine


RANKINE
 
Updated: 01 December 2008 

Use RANKINE to convert from Celsius, Fahrenheit, Kelvin, or Rankine to Rankine.
Syntax
SELECT [westclintech].[wct].[RANKINE] (
  <@Temperature, float,>
 ,<@From_scale, nvarchar(4000),>)
Arguments
@Temperature
is any real number. @Temperature 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 @Temperature. @From_scale must be a valid value as specified in temperature unit representations@From_scale must be of a data type that is implicitly convertible to varchar.
 
Return Types
float
Remarks
·         RANNKINE is calculated according the following formula:
°R = (°C + 273.15) * 9 / 5
°R = °F + 459.67
°R = °K * 9 / 5
Example
 
select wct.RANKINE(100, 'C')
Here is the result set
----------------------
671.67
 
(1 row(s) affected)


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