›› Measurement unit: gigapascal

Full name: gigapascal

Plural form: gigapascals

Symbol: GPa

Category type: pressure

Scale factor: 1000000000


›› SI unit: pascal

The SI derived unit for pressure is the pascal.
1 pascal is equal to 1.0E-9 gigapascal.


›› Convert gigapascal to another unit

Convert gigapascal to  

Valid units must be of the pressure type.
You can use this form to select from known units:

Convert gigapascal to  


›› Definition: Gigapascal

The SI prefix "giga" represents a factor of 109, or in exponential notation, 1E9.

So 1 gigapascal = 109 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.


›› Sample conversions: gigapascal

gigapascal to centimeter of water [4 C]
gigapascal to foot of water [4 C]
gigapascal to kilopond/square millimeter
gigapascal to zeptobar
gigapascal to decibar
gigapascal to kilogram-force/square metre
gigapascal to millipascal
gigapascal to nanopascal
gigapascal to poundal/square foot
gigapascal to bar