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

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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.

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.


How to Convert Pounds Per Square Feet to Millimeters Of Mercury

Example: How many Millimeters of Mercury are equivalent to 75.62 pounds per square feet?


As;

1 pounds per square feet = 0.35912706210891 Millimeters of Mercury

75.62 pounds per square feet = Y Millimeters of Mercury

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

Y equals 75.62 times 0.35912706210891 over 1

(i.e.) Y = 75.62 * 0.35912706210891 / 1 = 27.157188436676 Millimeters of Mercury

Answer is: 27.157188436676 Millimeters of Mercury are equivalent to 75.62 pounds per square feet.


Practice Question: Convert the following units into mm hg:


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

( i ) 85.72 psf

( ii ) 9.17 psf

( iii ) 52 psf


References
  • Wikipedia
  • USMA
  • NIST

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