Convert Kilopascal to Kilopound Per Square Inch (kpa to ksi)

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Kilopascal (abbreviations: kPa, or kN/m2): is the SI derived unit of pressure used to quantify internal pressure, stress, Young's modulus and ultimate tensile strength. It is one kilonewton per square meter. It is named after the French polymath Blaise Pascal.

Kilopound Per Square Inch (abbreviations: ksi, or kips/in2): is a unit of pressure or of stress based on avoirdupois units. It is the pressure resulting from a force of one kilopound-force applied to an area of one square inch.


How to Convert Kilopascals to Kilopounds Per Square Inches

Example: How many kilopounds per square inches are equivalent to 93.12 kilopascals?


As;

1 kilopascals = 0.000145038 kilopounds per square inches

93.12 kilopascals = Y kilopounds per square inches

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

Y equals 93.12 times 0.000145038 over 1

(i.e.) Y = 93.12 * 0.000145038 / 1 = 0.01350593856 kilopounds per square inches

Answer is: 0.01350593856 kilopounds per square inches are equivalent to 93.12 kilopascals.


Practice Question: Convert the following units into ksi:


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

( i ) 83.71 kpa

( ii ) 14.5 kpa

( iii ) 85.4 kpa


References
  • Wikipedia
  • USMA
  • NIST

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