Kip per square inch conversions

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What is kip per square inch?

The kip per square inch is a unit of pressure equal to 6.894757x106 pascals (1 ksi = 6.894757x106 Pa), the SI derived unit of pressure. It is also equal to 6.894757x104 hectopascals (hPa), or 6.894757x103 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.

Note:
The SI is an abbreviation for the International System of Units.

Symbol:

ksi

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)

Kip per square inch conversions: quick links

A compehensive list with conversions from kips per square inch to other (metric, imperial, or customary) pressure and stress measurement units is given below.