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Convert Kilopascal to Megapascal (kpa to mpa)

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Kilopascal (abbreviations: kPa, or kN/m2): is the SI derived unit of pressure used to quantify internal pressure, stress, Young's modulus and ultimate tensile strength. It is one kilonewton per square meter. It is named after the French polymath Blaise Pascal.

Megapascal (abbreviations: Mpa, or MN/m2, or N/mm2): is the SI derived unit of pressure used to quantify internal pressure, stress, Young's modulus and ultimate tensile strength. It is one meganewton per square meter or one newton per square millimeter. It is named after the French polymath Blaise Pascal.


How to Convert Kilopascals to Megapascals

Example: How many megapascals are equivalent to 35.44 kilopascals?


As;

1 kilopascals = 0.001 megapascals

35.44 kilopascals = Y megapascals

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

Y equals 35.44 times 0.001 over 1

(i.e.) Y = 35.44 * 0.001 / 1 = 0.03544 megapascals

Answer is: 0.03544 megapascals are equivalent to 35.44 kilopascals.


Practice Question: Convert the following units into mpa:


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

( i ) 22.64 kpa

( ii ) 78.78 kpa

( iii ) 48.29 kpa


Convert Kilopascal to More Pressure Units

References
  • Wikipedia
  • USMA
  • NIST
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