›› Convert pound/square inch to foot of mercury [0 °C]


pound/square inch
foot of mercury

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.

pound/square inch (relative to atmosphere)
foot of mercury (relative to vacuum)

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How many pound/square inch in 1 foot of mercury? The answer is 5.8938498267194.
We assume you are converting between pound/square inch and foot of mercury [0 °C].
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The SI derived unit for pressure is the pascal.
1 pascal is equal to 0.00014503773800722 pound/square inch, or 2.4608319226204E-5 foot of mercury.
Note that rounding errors may occur, so always check the results.
Use this page to learn how to convert between pounds/square inch and feet of mercury.
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›› Quick conversion chart of pound/square inch to foot of mercury

1 pound/square inch to foot of mercury = 0.16967 foot of mercury

5 pound/square inch to foot of mercury = 0.84834 foot of mercury

10 pound/square inch to foot of mercury = 1.69668 foot of mercury

20 pound/square inch to foot of mercury = 3.39337 foot of mercury

30 pound/square inch to foot of mercury = 5.09005 foot of mercury

40 pound/square inch to foot of mercury = 6.78674 foot of mercury

50 pound/square inch to foot of mercury = 8.48342 foot of mercury

75 pound/square inch to foot of mercury = 12.72513 foot of mercury

100 pound/square inch to foot of mercury = 16.96684 foot of mercury


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›› Definition: Pound/square inch

The pound per square inch or, more accurately, pound-force per square inch (symbol: psi or lbf/inē or lbf/inē) 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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