›› Measurement unit: hectobar

Full name: hectobar

Plural form: hectobars

Category type: pressure

Scale factor: 10000000


›› SI unit: pascal

The SI derived unit for pressure is the pascal.
1 pascal is equal to 1.0E-7 hectobar.


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›› Definition: Hectobar

The SI prefix "hecto" represents a factor of 102, or in exponential notation, 1E2.

So 1 hectobar = 102 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: hectobar

hectobar to centimeter water [4 C]
hectobar to terabar
hectobar to atmosphere [standard]
hectobar to micrometer of water [4 C]
hectobar to foot mercury [0 C]
hectobar to foot water [4 C]
hectobar to kilonewton/square metre
hectobar to millimeter water [4 C]
hectobar to technical atmosphere
hectobar to megapascal