### What are the units of force and mass and velocity?

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**Mon Dec 26, 2022 6:41 pm**Small question that is probably obvious but I can't see a clear answer in the forums.

Im trying to work out what the basic unit of mass is, I have read 1kg = 1 unit..

Which would be fine... but then what is the unit of force, newtons or pounds? And velocity, metres per sec, km?

I can't quite seem to get the numbers to work out when I am trying to apply thrust to a 100,000 mass unit ship, with only a few 10's of unit thrusts, that isn't quite fright?

Of course all this are relative to scale and view, but It would be helpful if I could get a sense of what the engine takes 1.0f to be for these values to allow me to make my motion of different size and mass ships seem more realistic as they accelerate due to trust from engines.

https://youtu.be/I5HNSEFYgdM

any insight is much apprecaited.

Im trying to work out what the basic unit of mass is, I have read 1kg = 1 unit..

Which would be fine... but then what is the unit of force, newtons or pounds? And velocity, metres per sec, km?

I can't quite seem to get the numbers to work out when I am trying to apply thrust to a 100,000 mass unit ship, with only a few 10's of unit thrusts, that isn't quite fright?

Of course all this are relative to scale and view, but It would be helpful if I could get a sense of what the engine takes 1.0f to be for these values to allow me to make my motion of different size and mass ships seem more realistic as they accelerate due to trust from engines.

https://youtu.be/I5HNSEFYgdM

any insight is much apprecaited.