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SQL Server function to convert weight to troy pounds


TPOUNDS
 
Updated: 01 December 2008 

Use TPOUNDS to convert from drams, grains, grams, hundredweights, ounces, pennyweights, pounds, stones, tonnes, tons, troy pounds, or troy ounces to troy pounds.
Syntax
SELECT [westclintech].[wct].[TPOUNDS] (
  <@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 troy pounds:
grains
0.00017361111
drams
0.00474717881666667
ounces avoirdupois
0.075954861083300
pounds avoirdupois
1.215277775
stones
17.01388885
hundredweights
121.5277775
tons
2430.55555
pennyweights
0.004166667
ounces troy
0.083333333
pounds troy
1
grams
0.00267922888333300
tonnes
2679.22888333300
 
·         Conversion of grams includes all the standard prefixes with kilo representing 1,000 and yocto representing 10E-24.
Example
 
select wct.TPOUNDS(100, 'lbs')
Here is the result set
----------------------
121.5277775
 
(1 row(s) affected)


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