›› Measurement unit: petapascal

Full name: petapascal

Plural form: petapascals

Symbol: PPa

Category type: pressure

Scale factor: 1.0E+15


›› SI unit: pascal

The SI derived unit for pressure is the pascal.
1 pascal is equal to 1.0E-15 petapascal.


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›› Definition: Petapascal

The SI prefix "peta" represents a factor of 1015, or in exponential notation, 1E15.

So 1 petapascal = 1015 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.


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