Full name: kilopascal
Plural form: kilopascals
Category type: pressure
Scale factor: 1000
The SI derived unit for pressure is the pascal.
1 pascal is equal to 0.001 kPa.
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The SI prefix "kilo" represents a factor of 103, or in exponential notation, 1E3.
So 1 kilopascal = 103 pascals.
The definition of a pascal is as follows:
The pascal (symbol Pa) is the SI unit of pressure.It is equivalent to one newton per square metre. The unit is named after Blaise Pascal, the eminent French mathematician, physicist and philosopher.