›› Measurement unit: bar

Full name: bar

Plural form: bars

Category type: pressure

Scale factor: 100000


›› SI unit: pascal

The SI derived unit for pressure is the pascal.
1 pascal is equal to 1.0E-5 bar.


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›› Definition: Bar

The bar is a measurement unit of pressure, equal to 1,000,000 dynes per square centimetre (baryes), or 100,000 newtons per square metre (pascals). The word bar is of Greek origin, bros meaning weight. Its official symbol is "bar"; the earlier "b" is now deprecated, but still often seen especially as "mb" rather than the proper "mbar" for millibars.


›› Sample conversions: bar

bar to petabar
bar to barye
bar to pascal
bar to pieze
bar to foot of head
bar to nanopascal
bar to inch of water [4 C]
bar to exapascal
bar to foot water [4 C]
bar to inch of water column