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DAP unit converter

With this converter, the dose area product (DAP) can be converted into corresponding values expressed by other units. Use other tool for DAP to effective dose (mSv) conversion.

Note: use point in stead of comma as a decimal separator.

DAP unit converter

Type a value in the DAP field to convert to DAP in other units:




Simple example with respect to unit conversions:
When converting from Gy.cm2 to µGy.m2 the following reasoning can be followed: 1 Gy = 1,000,000 (1 million) µGy; 1 cm2 = 0.0001 m2; this means that 1 Gy.cm2 = 1,000,000*0.0001 µGy.m2 = 100 µGy.m2.

Note that some conversions won't result in any change, for example: 1 cGy*cm2 = 1 µGy*m2.

DAP values can be translated into effective dose levels by multiplication using specific conversion factors. For this purpose it is important that DAP value and conversion factor match in terms of their units. The above DAP calculator can be used to obtain the desired unit with regard to the DAP value. 

Last but not least: practically DAP converter = KAP converter, see wikipedia.

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  1. Hi, any ideas how to convert mGym2 to cGycm2?

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    1. Thank you for your suggestion. This option has now been added to the converter

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  2. Hi, any ideas how to convert mGym2 to mSv?

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    1. Thank you for your suggestion. See our DAP to mSv converter tot calculate effective dose. Work in progress.

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  3. Thanks for posting this blog, I am very impressed with your blog and it is very useful for me and other. Please visit at Units Converters Select the type of converter. Common converter, engineering converter, heat converter, fluids converter, light converters, magnetism converter, radiology converter, electricity converter. Click here - https://www.topengineeringcommunity.com/unitsconverter.html

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  4. Great. How did you guys developed this converter? I mean with which technology? Is it just JavaScript? I want to build one for my website too.

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  5. Hi, any ideas how to convert uGy/s to cGy/m

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    1. Thanks for your suggestion. We added this converter: https://www.dosewizard.com/2022/04/dose-rate-converter.html

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  6. Are 288 uGy*m2 dangerous for the fertility or gonads in general, either in a really minimal way?

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