## ››Convert kilopascal to bar

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How many kilopascal in 1 bar? The answer is 100.
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The SI derived unit for pressure is the pascal.
1 pascal is equal to 0.001 kilopascal, or 1.0E-5 bar.
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## ››Quick conversion chart of kilopascal to bar

1 kilopascal to bar = 0.01 bar

10 kilopascal to bar = 0.1 bar

50 kilopascal to bar = 0.5 bar

100 kilopascal to bar = 1 bar

200 kilopascal to bar = 2 bar

500 kilopascal to bar = 5 bar

1000 kilopascal to bar = 10 bar

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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.

## ››Definition: Bar

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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