Kip per square inch conversions
The kip per square inch conversion selector selects the pressure/stress measurement unit to convert to starting from kips per square inch (ksi). To make a conversion starting from a unit of pressure other than kip per square inch, simply click on the "Reset" button.
About kip per square inch
The kip per square inch is a unit of pressure equal to 6.894757 × 106 pascals (1 ksi = 6.894757 × 106 Pa), the SI derived unit of pressure.
The kip per square inch (ksi) is also equal to 6.894757 × 104 hectopascals (hPa), or 6.894757 × 103 kilopascals (kPa), or about 68.0459 atmospheres (atm), or 68.9475 bars (bar), or 51,714.9 millimeters of mercury at 0 °C (mmHg), or 27,679.9 inches of water at 4 °C (inH2O), or 1,000 pounds per square inch (psi), or 144,000 pounds per square foot (psf) or 51,714.9 torr (Torr).
The kip per square inch is the pressure that results when a force of 1,000 pound-force is applied (uniformly and perpendicularly) on a surface of one square inch. The pound-force (lbf) is a unit of force while the square inch (sq in) is a unit of area.
The kip per square inch (ksi) unit is occasionally used in materials science and engineering.
Plural: kips per square inch
Also known as: kilopound-force per square inch (plural: kilopounds-force per square inch), kilopound per square inch (plural: kilopounds per square inch)