## Convert decibar to gigapascal

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How many decibar in 1 gigapascal? The answer is 100000. We assume you are converting between decibar and gigapascal. You can view more details on each measurement unit: decibar or gigapascal The SI derived unit for pressure is the pascal. 1 pascal is equal to 0.0001 decibar, or 1.0E-9 gigapascal. Note that rounding errors may occur, so always check the results. Use this page to learn how to convert between decibars and gigapascals. Type in your own numbers in the form to convert the units!

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## Definition: Decibar

The SI prefix "deci" represents a factor of 10-1, or in exponential notation, 1E-1.

So 1 decibar = 10-1 bars.

The definition of a bar is as follows:

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, báros 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.

## Definition: Gigapascal

The SI prefix "giga" represents a factor of 109, or in exponential notation, 1E9.

So 1 gigapascal = 109 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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