›› Measurement unit: kilobar

Full name: kilobar

Plural form: kilobars

Category type: pressure

Scale factor: 100000000


›› SI unit: pascal

The SI derived unit for pressure is the pascal.
1 pascal is equal to 1.0E-8 kilobar.


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›› Definition: Kilobar

The SI prefix "kilo" represents a factor of 103, or in exponential notation, 1E3.

So 1 kilobar = 103 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: kilobar

kilobar to kilopond/square millimeter
kilobar to kip/square inch
kilobar to inch water [4 C]
kilobar to inch of mercury [0 C]
kilobar to gigabar
kilobar to megapascal
kilobar to kilonewton/square metre
kilobar to zettapascal
kilobar to petapascal
kilobar to foot water [4 C]