Convert Kilopascal to Pound Per Square Inch (kpa to psi)

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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.

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


How to Convert Kilopascals to Pounds Per Square Inches

Example: How many pounds per square inches are equivalent to 41.48 kilopascals?


As;

1 kilopascals = 0.145038 pounds per square inches

41.48 kilopascals = Y pounds per square inches

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

Y equals 41.48 times 0.145038 over 1

(i.e.) Y = 41.48 * 0.145038 / 1 = 6.01617624 pounds per square inches

Answer is: 6.01617624 pounds per square inches are equivalent to 41.48 kilopascals.


Practice Question: Convert the following units into psi:


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

( i ) 51.75 kpa

( ii ) 2.95 kpa

( iii ) 62.47 kpa



References
  • Wikipedia
  • USMA
  • NIST

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