›› Convert pound/square inch to megapascal


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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)
megapascal (relative to vacuum)

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How many pound/square inch in 1 megapascal? The answer is 145.03773800722.
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The SI derived unit for pressure is the pascal.
1 pascal is equal to 0.00014503773800722 pound/square inch, or 1.0E-6 megapascal.
Note that rounding errors may occur, so always check the results.
Use this page to learn how to convert between pounds/square inch and megapascals.
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›› Quick conversion chart of pound/square inch to megapascal

1 pound/square inch to megapascal = 0.00689 megapascal

10 pound/square inch to megapascal = 0.06895 megapascal

50 pound/square inch to megapascal = 0.34474 megapascal

100 pound/square inch to megapascal = 0.68948 megapascal

200 pound/square inch to megapascal = 1.37895 megapascal

500 pound/square inch to megapascal = 3.44738 megapascal

1000 pound/square inch to megapascal = 6.89476 megapascal



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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.


›› 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.


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