Temperature calculator


The delisle-to-rankine calculator allows you to convert temperature degrees between Rankine and Delisle. Enter a value in any field to see the other value.
Delisle
Rankine


 



Formulas

°De = ( 671.67 - °R ) * 5 / 6

°R = 671.67 - °De * 6 / 5


Scale information

Delisle

The Delisle scale in a temperature scale named after the French astronomer Joseph-Nicolas Delisle (1688-1768), who invented it in 1732. The freezing point of water is set at 150°D and the boiling point at 0°D.

Rankine

The Rankine scale is a thermodynamic (absolute) scale named after the Scottish engineer and physicist William John Macquom Rankine (1820-1872), who proposed it in 1859. The freezing point of water is set at 491.67°R and the boiling point at 671.64102°R.

 


 



Written by: Nicholas Tsakiris Alston