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, 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.

Sample conversions: bar

bar to millimeter water [4 °C]
bar to inch of air [0 °C]
bar to meter of air [15 °C]
bar to petabar
bar to pound/square inch [gauge]
bar to inch of water [4 °C]
bar to inch of air [15 °C]
bar to femtobar
bar to pascal
bar to ton/square metre