›› Measurement unit: megapascal

Full name: megapascal

Plural form: megapascals

Symbol: MPa

Category type: pressure

Scale factor: 1000000


›› SI unit: pascal

The SI derived unit for pressure is the pascal.
1 pascal is equal to 1.0E-6 megapascal.


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›› Definition: Megapascal

The SI prefix "mega" represents a factor of 106, or in exponential notation, 1E6.

So 1 megapascal = 106 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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