Mil: 1/1000 of an inch
Circular Mil: The area
of a circle 1/1000 inch in diameter
MCM: Thousands of
kcmil: Thousands of
Circular Mils (same as MCM)
AWG: -4.3125 LN (mm2) +
17.16 (approx interpolated) –or-
AWG: -4.3125 LN (inch2)
- 10.74 (approx interpolated)
Aught: An old English
contraction of "one naught" meaning "one zero".
Logical AWG numbers are
developed by continuing the series in a logarithmic relationship to the
cross sectional area of the wire.