›› Convert megapascal to pound/square inch

pound/square inch

The above form works if you are measuring differential pressure, such as the difference in psi between two points. It also gives the correct answer for absolute pressure, assuming you are measuring psia, which is the pressure relative to absolute zero vacuum.

If you are measuring relative to vacuum and want to resolve the pressure relative to the atmosphere, then you should use the form below.

megapascal (relative to vacuum)
pound/square inch (relative to atmosphere)

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How many megapascal in 1 pound/square inch? The answer is 0.00689475728.
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The SI derived unit for pressure is the pascal.
1 pascal is equal to 1.0E-6 megapascal, or 0.00014503773800722 pound/square inch.
Note that rounding errors may occur, so always check the results.
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›› Quick conversion chart of megapascal to pound/square inch

1 megapascal to pound/square inch = 145.03774 pound/square inch

2 megapascal to pound/square inch = 290.07548 pound/square inch

3 megapascal to pound/square inch = 435.11321 pound/square inch

4 megapascal to pound/square inch = 580.15095 pound/square inch

5 megapascal to pound/square inch = 725.18869 pound/square inch

6 megapascal to pound/square inch = 870.22643 pound/square inch

7 megapascal to pound/square inch = 1015.26417 pound/square inch

8 megapascal to pound/square inch = 1160.3019 pound/square inch

9 megapascal to pound/square inch = 1305.33964 pound/square inch

10 megapascal to pound/square inch = 1450.37738 pound/square inch

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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.

›› Definition: Pound/square inch

The pound per square inch or, more accurately, pound-force per square inch (symbol: psi or lbf/in² or lbf/in²) is a unit of pressure or of stress based on avoirdupois units. It is the pressure resulting from a force of one pound-force applied to an area of one square inch.

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