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# Time Unit Converter

Last updated: Saturday, April 29, 2023

In physics, time is a fundamental quantity that is used to measure and compare the duration or sequence of events. It is a scalar quantity and is typically measured in units of seconds (s). Time plays a crucial role in many areas of physics, including classical mechanics, relativity, and quantum mechanics.

In classical mechanics, time is used to describe the motion of objects and the behavior of systems. Time is used to measure the duration of events and to describe how the position, velocity, and acceleration of an object change over time. In special relativity, time is a relative concept and is dependent on the observer's relative motion. Time dilation is the phenomenon in which time appears to pass more slowly for objects that are moving relative to an observer.

In quantum mechanics, time plays an important role in the time-evolution of quantum states. The Schrodinger equation describes how the quantum state of a system changes over time, and time is a fundamental component of this equation.

The precise measurement and understanding of time is important in many fields of science and technology, including astronomy, navigation, and communications. The development of accurate and precise time-keeping devices, such as atomic clocks, has enabled advances in many areas of physics and technology.

The SI unit of Time is second [ s ]
Total number of units: base units (31) - derived units (620)
Total possible conversions: base units (930) - derived units (383,780)
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$$1.0\left(second\right)={\color{rgb(20,165,174)} x}\left(second\right)$$
yocto
[ y ]
zepto
[ z ]
atto
[ a ]
femto
[ f ]
pico
[ p ]
nano
[ n ]
micro
[ µ ]
milli
[ m ]
centi
[ c ]
deci
[ d ]
one
[ _ ]
deca
[ da ]
hecto
[ h ]
kilo
[ k ]
mega
[ M ]
giga
[ G ]
tera
[ T ]
peta
[ P ]
exa
[ E ]
zetta
[ Z ]
yotta
[ Y ]
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century
[ C ]
day
[ d ]
[ D ]
dog watch
[ dw ]
dog year
[ dy ]
fortnight
[ fn ]
helek
[ hk ]
hour
[ hr ]
indiction
[ ind ]
jiffy
[ jif ]
jiffy
[ jif ]
alternate
jubilee
[ jub ]
Biblical
lustrum
[ lus ]
millennium
[ M ]
minute
[ min ]
moment
[ m ]
month
[ M ]
28 days
month
[ M ]
29 days
month
[ M ]
30 days
month
[ M ]
31 days
[ Ol ]
quarter
[ qrt ]
90 days
score
[ S ]
20 years
second
[ s ]
week
[ wk ]
year
[ yr ]
365 days
year
[ yr ]
366 days, leap year
year
[ yr ]
Tropical
year
Gregorian
year
[ yr ]
Sidereal
year
[ yr ]
Anomalistic
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