›› Measurement unit: kilo pascal

Full name: kilopascal

Plural form: kilopascals

Symbol: kPa

Category type: pressure

Scale factor: 1000


›› SI unit: pascal

The SI derived unit for pressure is the pascal.
1 pascal is equal to 0.001 kilo pascal.


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›› Definition: Kilopascal

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.


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