Pascals conversion

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  • Pa

Unit of:

  • Pressure

Worldwide use:


1 Pascal = 1 N/m2 or 1 Kg / m.s2


The Pascal was named after mathematician-physicist Blaise Pascal. The name Pascal was approvd by the General Conference on Weights and Measures in 1971

Common references:

  • Pascal is approximately the weight of a dollar bill lying flat on a surface. 100 Pascals is the approximate pressure of a strong breeze. A garden hose reaches a pressure of around 300,000 Pa. A human bite averages 1,100,00 Pa

Usage context:

Commonly used in engineering


  • There are 100 Pascals in a hectopascal, 1,000 Pascals in a Kilopascal, 1,000,000 Pascals in a Megapascal and 1,000,000,000 Pascals in a Gigapascal