Tuesday, 29 November 2016

Types And Uses Of Pound

What is pound

Pound Short Word is Ib, Ibm. Pound Used in USC (United States Customary, and Other SM System of Measurement).  According to avoirdupois One Pound is equal to 0.45359237 KG. This unit is discovered from the Roman Libra. But the Pound is a English word.

Uses of Pound

Current and Historic Use

In 1stJuly 1959  international avoirdupois pound has defined the exact volume of the pound.
1 Pound = 0.45359237 KG

In United Kingdom International Pound implemented according to 1963 act.
In various parts of the world Pound is almost similar, Its not identical.

Avoirdupois pound

It’s also known as Wool Pound. initially it was equal to 6992 troy grains. Avoirdupois Pound Divided into 16 ounces. In Queen Elizabeth reign Pound refined 7000 TG (troy grains).

Relationship to the kilogram

In 1963 according to new weight and measurement act Pound relation defined According to this One Pound is equal to (0.45359237 Kg)

Troy pound

One troy pound is equal to 12 Troy ounces & (5760 Grains) which is equal with 373.2417216 grams. In England Jewelers Used Troy Ounces.

In French Market Troy Ounce is known as Troyes