›› Measurement unit: dekatonne

Full name: dekatonne

Plural form: dekatonnes

Alternate spelling: dekaton

Category type: weight

Scale factor: 10000


›› SI unit: kilogram

The SI base unit for mass is the kilogram. The SI derived unit for weight or force is the newton.
1 kilogram is equal to 0.0001 dekatonne.


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›› Definition: Dekatonne

The SI prefix "deka" represents a factor of 101, or in exponential notation, 1E1.

So 1 dekatonne = 101 tonnes.

The definition of a tonne is as follows:

A tonne (also called metric ton) is a non-SI unit of mass, accepted for use with SI, defined as: 1 tonne = 1000 kg (= 106 g).


›› Sample conversions: dekatonne

dekatonne to gin [China]
dekatonne to qintar [Arab]
dekatonne to catty [Japan, Thailand]
dekatonne to kin [Japan]
dekatonne to pfund [Denmark, Germany]
dekatonne to megadalton
dekatonne to packen [Russia]
dekatonne to livre [France]
dekatonne to carat [international]
dekatonne to quarter (ton) [US]