›› Measurement unit: decibar

Full name: decibar

Plural form: decibars

Category type: pressure

Scale factor: 10000


›› SI unit: pascal

The SI derived unit for pressure is the pascal.
1 pascal is equal to 0.0001 decibar.


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›› Definition: Decibar

The SI prefix "deci" represents a factor of 10-1, or in exponential notation, 1E-1.

So 1 decibar = 10-1 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, 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: decibar

decibar to atmosphere [standard]
decibar to pieze
decibar to millimeter of water [4 C]
decibar to water column [centimeter]
decibar to attopascal
decibar to picobar
decibar to foot water [4 C]
decibar to foot of mercury [0 C]
decibar to zettabar
decibar to yottabar