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Convert Bar to Pound Per Square Foot (bar to psf)

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Bar (abbreviation: bar): is a metric (still not approved by the International System of Units, SI) unit of pressure. It is exactly equal to 100,000 Pa and slightly lower than the current average atmospheric pressure on Earth, at sea level.

Pound Per Square Foot (abbreviations: psf, or lb/ft2): is a British (Imperial) and American pressure unit which is directly related to the psi pressure unit by a factor of 144 (1 sq ft = 12 in x 12 in = 144 sq in). Where, 1 pound per square foot equals 47.8803 pascals.

How to Convert Bars to Pounds Per Square Feet

Example: How many pounds per square feet are equivalent to 60.02 Bars?


As;


1 Bars = 2088.4707766213 pounds per square feet


60.02 Bars = Y pounds per square feet


Assuming Y is the answer, and by criss-cross principle;


Y equals 60.02 times 2088.4707766213 over 1


(i.e.) Y = 60.02 * 2088.4707766213 / 1 = 125350.01601281 pounds per square feet


Answer is: 125350.01601281 pounds per square feet are equivalent to 60.02 Bars.


Practice Question: Convert the following units into psf:


N.B.: After working out the answer to each of the next questions, click adjacent button to see the correct answer.


( i ) 44.64 bar


( ii ) 16.89 bar


( iii ) 22.6 bar


Convert Bar to More Pressure Units

References
  • Wikipedia
  • USMA
  • NIST

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