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We argued about that a lot. My position was that you introduce another step 
 in the conversion process where errors can creep in, and you should do the 
 calcs in SI units from the start.

The alternative view was that doing the calcs in Imperial then converting 
allows you to do "sanity checks" more easily. One guy even claimed it was 
too easy to move a decimal place when doing SI calculations and that's why 
we should never switch.


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From: seaint-seaosc(--nospam--at) [mailto:seaint-seaosc(--nospam--at)] On 
Behalf Of David Topete Sent: Wednesday, April 16, 2014 10:28 AM
To: seaint-seaosc(--nospam--at)
Subject: Re: [SEAINT-SEAOSC] More Canada ???

I did most if my design in imperial units before finally converting to metric. 

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