Source code for yt.units.pint_conversions

"""
Stuff for pint conversions

"""
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pint_aliases = {
    "meter": "m",
    "second": "s",
    "gram": "g",
    "joule": "J",
    "franklin": "esu",
    "dyne": "dyn",
    "parsec": "pc",
    "mole": "mol",
    "rankine": "R",
    "watt": "W",
    "pascal": "Pa",
    "tesla": "T",
    "kelvin": "K",
    "year": "yr",
    "minute": "min",
    "hour": "hr",
    "volt": "V",
    "ampere": "A",
    "foot": "ft",
    "coulomb": "C",
    "newton": "N",
    "hertz": "Hz",
    "arcsecond": "arcsec",
    "arcminute": "arcmin",
    "speed_of_light": "c",
    "esu_per_second": "statA",
    "atomic_mass_unit": "amu",
    "astronomical_unit": "au",
    "light_year": "ly",
    "electron_mass": "me",
    "proton_mass": "mp",
}

pint_prefixes = {
    'yotta':'Y',
    'zetta':'Z',
    'exa':'E',
    'peta':'P',
    'tera':'T',
    'giga':'G',
    'mega':'M',
    'kilo':'k',
    'deci':'d',
    'centi':'c',
    'milli':'m',
    'micro':'u',
    'nano':'n',
    'pico':'p',
    'femto':'f',
    'atto':'a',
    'zepto':'z',
    'yocto':'y',
}

[docs]def convert_pint_units(unit_expr): uexpr = unit_expr pfx = '' for prefix in pint_prefixes: if unit_expr.startswith(prefix): pfx = pint_prefixes[prefix] uexpr = uexpr[len(prefix):] break if uexpr in pint_aliases: uexpr = pint_aliases[uexpr] if pfx == '': return uexpr else: return pfx+uexpr # If we can't figure it out just pass it and see # what happens return unit_expr