What Is a Circular MIL?


A circular mil is a term used in mathematics to refer to a unit of area that is equal to the area of a circle with a diameter of one mil. It can be used as a convenient unit for referring to the area of a wire with a circular cross section and it can be calculated without reference to pi.
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circular mil
a unit used principally for measuring the cross-sectional area of wires, being the area of a circle having a diameter of one mil.
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n. A unit of cross-sectional measurement, especially of wire, equal to the area of a circle with a diameter of one mil.
1 circular mil = 1 mil x 1 mil. a=d. 2. so if a wire has a diameter of 80 mils, it has an area of 6400 circular mils.
There are 1000 Mils to an Inch! Do you need any other conversions? ChaCha
because mils are the tiny portion of the Imperial system and they allow whole numbers for comparison of resistance and current capacity. Also easy to calculate without Pi intruding.
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