Convert Millimeter Of Mercury to Pound Per Square Foot (mm hg to psf)

In next fields, kindly type your value in the text box under title [ From: ] to convert from Millimeter of Mercury to pound per square foot (mm hg to psf). As you type your value, the answer will be automatically calculated and displayed in the text box under title [ To: ].

From:
To:
Definitions:

Millimeter Of Mercury (abbreviations: mm Hg, or mmHg): is a manometric unit of pressure, equal to 133.322387415 pascals. It is the extra pressure generated by a column of mercury of one millimeter high.

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 Millimeters Of Mercury to Pounds Per Square Feet

Example: How many pounds per square feet are equivalent to 58.03 Millimeters of Mercury?


As;

1 Millimeters of Mercury = 2.7845297820991 pounds per square feet

58.03 Millimeters of Mercury = Y pounds per square feet

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

Y equals 58.03 times 2.7845297820991 over 1

(i.e.) Y = 58.03 * 2.7845297820991 / 1 = 161.58626325521 pounds per square feet

Answer is: 161.58626325521 pounds per square feet are equivalent to 58.03 Millimeters of Mercury.


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 ) 26.43 mm hg

( ii ) 64.4 mm hg

( iii ) 37.33 mm hg



References
  • Wikipedia
  • USMA
  • NIST

Ask Community

Ask questions and Share knowledge with Community

Find below recent posts for automation solutions with questions and answers by community. You can search in past threads or post new question about your assignment with detailed description, and always could mark your question as request. Sharing knowledge are highly appreciated by answering on others questions, and in return awards will be decided.

× Close
Results: