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Unit of Measurement

German Translation



Integration Management with SAP R/3

Short Description

Unit of measurement for a physical size (see also dimension).
Such units are displayed on the screen and used for internal conversion purposes. There are standardized names (ISO codes) for all units of measurement.

Length dimension
Units of measurement: Meter, centimeter, inch etc.

Time dimension
Units of measurement: Second, minute, hour etc.
In the R/3 System, quantity units with no dimensions (e.g. crate, cardboard box etc.) are handled in the same way as units of measurement and maintained in the same place (but conversion factors cannot be specified).
[vgl. (5.1.2002), URL]