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How many psia in 1 hectobar?
The answer is 1450.3773800722.
We assume you are converting between pound/square inch [absolute] and hectobar.
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The SI derived unit for pressure is the pascal.
1 pascal is equal to 0.00014503773800722 psia, or 1.0E-7 hectobar.
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Pounds per square inch absolute (psia) is used to make it clear that the pressure is relative to a vacuum rather than the ambient atmospheric pressure. Since atmospheric pressure at sea level is around 14.7 psi, this will be added to any pressure reading made in air at sea level.

››Definition: Hectobar

The SI prefix "hecto" represents a factor of
10^{2}, or in exponential notation, 1E2.

So 1 hectobar = 10^{2} 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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