Thursday, April 22, 2010

Real World Unit Conversion

This vb Component for Grasshopper allows the user to convert between real world units, ex. inches to centimeters, picas to sun, take your pick. The result is the conversion of one units value to another. The conversion works by taking the input unit and converting it to centimeters as a normal, then multiplies it against the conversion ratio for the specified output unit.
The unit converter supports the following units of measurement, both archaic and common:angstrom, bu, cable, centimeter, chain, chi, cho, cun, decimeter, fathom, fen, foot, furlong, hand, hao, hu, inch, jyo, kabiet, kairi, ken, keub, kilometer, league, li, line, link, meter, micrometre, mil, mile, millimeter, mon, nieu, nonometer, perch, pica, pixel, point, ri, rod, sawk, seaLeague, seaMile, sen, shortCable, shyaku, si, sun, surveyFoot, twip, wah, yard, yin, yote ,zhang.
Ratio's were determined through and .

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