How many kilobar in 1 barad? The answer is 1.0E-9. We assume you are converting between kilobar and barad. You can view more details on each measurement unit: kilobar or barad The SI derived unit for pressure is the pascal. 1 pascal is equal to 1.0E-8 kilobar, or 10 barad. Note that rounding errors may occur, so always check the results. Use this page to learn how to convert between kilobars and barad. Type in your own numbers in the form to convert the units!

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## Definition: Kilobar

The SI prefix "kilo" represents a factor of 103, or in exponential notation, 1E3.

So 1 kilobar = 103 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.

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