Convert Atmosphere to Pound Per Square Foot (atm to psf)

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Atmosphere (abbreviation: atm): is a unit of standard pressure, equal to 101325 Pa, or 1.01325 bar.

Pound Per Square Foot (abbreviations: psf, or lb/ft2): is a British (Imperial) and American pressure unit which is directly related to the psi pressure unit by a factor of 144 (1 sq ft = 12 in x 12 in = 144 sq in). Where, 1 pound per square foot equals 47.8803 pascals.

How to Convert Atmospheres to Pounds Per Square Feet

Example: How many pounds per square feet are equivalent to 15.15 Atmospheres?


1 Atmospheres = 2115.6219939981 pounds per square feet

15.15 Atmospheres = Y pounds per square feet

Assuming Y is the answer, and by criss-cross principle;

Y equals 15.15 times 2115.6219939981 over 1

(i.e.) Y = 15.15 * 2115.6219939981 / 1 = 32051.673209071 pounds per square feet

Answer is: 32051.673209071 pounds per square feet are equivalent to 15.15 Atmospheres.

Practice Question: Convert the following units into psf:

N.B.: After working out the answer to each of the next questions, click adjacent button to see the correct answer.

( i ) 53 atm

( ii ) 68.73 atm

( iii ) 18.24 atm

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