General courses

The metric system


Designed for people using the Imperial/US measuring units and the metric system.

Course objectives 

Enable the participants to convert measuring units from Imperial/US measuring units into metric units and vice versa.


  • Introduction to the metric measuring units
  • Review of measuring units and their related physics
  • Conversion of units for length, mass, volume, pressure, temperature, energy and derived units such as specific gravity, speed, flow etc. from US/Imperial units into metric units and vice versa


Target group 
All staff.


Tuition methods 
Lectures and exercises.



Course duration 
1 day.