›› Measurement unit: bar

Full name: bar

Plural form: bars

Category type: pressure

Scale factor: 100000


›› SI unit: pascal

The SI derived unit for pressure is the pascal.
1 pascal is equal to 1.0E-5 bar.


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›› 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, bros 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.


›› Sample conversions: bar

bar to millihg
bar to ton/square foot [short]
bar to torr
bar to gram/square centimetre
bar to hectopascal
bar to centimeter water [4 C]
bar to water column [millimeter]
bar to millipascal
bar to femtopascal
bar to ton/square inch [long]