Foot per second conversions

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The foot per second conversion selector selects the speed/velocity measurement unit to convert to starting from feet per second (ft/s). To make a conversion starting from a unit of speed other than foot per second, simply click on the "Reset" button.

What is foot per second?

The foot per second (or foot/second) is a unit of speed in the Imperial and US customary systems of units equal to 0.3048 meters per second (1 ft/s = 0.3048 m/s), the derived unit of speed in the International System of Units (SI). It is also equal to approximately 1.09728 kilometers per hour (km/h), or 0.681818 miles per hour (mph or mi/h), or 12 inches per second (in/s) or approximately 0.5924838 knots (kn).

The speed is the distance traveled by an object during a period of time. Thus, feet per second (or feet/second) show how many feet are traveled in one second. The foot is a unit of length in the Imperial / US customary system of units while the second is a unit of time.

Symbol:

ft/s

Plural:

feet per second