Yard to inch converter

We start from the need to determine distances, areas of land areas, QUANTITY / volume, weight (actually mass) product, water, and various materials and to determine the duration, intervals and to establish time scales, etc., the measures of length and mass (called as a means of measuring weight) were based, worldwide, from their inception, the unit of measurement derived from different elements of the human body.

Elbow, hand, finger, human leg, which accounted for the very first measurement means, they form the basis of the measurement system for the length, area, volume / capacity. So were the ancient Egyptian, Persian and Babylonian and Greek, ancient foot and leg Olympic and Roman foot in western Europe, foot and leg ancient Olympic.