Convert bar to psi

What is a bar?

Talking about pressure with meteorologists, one can encounter the bar unit. This term is derived from Greek and means weight. It was first introduced in Norway to evaluate atmospheric pressure.

Nowadays this option does not belong to the systematic but is still utilized by some countries. In order to convert it to other units, one should know the following:

  • it is equal to 100,000 Pa;
  • it corresponds approximately to the average value of atmospheric pressure at the level of the sea.

That is actually the main reason why meteorologists often prefer this option as a slightly smaller analogue of the standard atmosphere or atm. The latter was defined as equal to the pressure created by 10 m of water or was evaluated at some specific place on Earth.

The same can be done for 1 bar determination but such calculations are not accurate enough to be recognized by modern science.

What is a psi?

English-speaking countries such as Canada, Great Britain and the US prefer to stick to their own units that differ from the systematic options. For instance, for pressure, a psi option exists that has its own meaning and value.

Pound-force per square inch is what stays behind this unusual abbreviation. That is why, it is the same as the pressure of a corresponding force that influences an area of one square inch. If we wish to convert this option into Pa, it will give us approximately 6895.

In practice, some derived psi options are also common in the USA. Thus, ksi corresponds to a thousand psi. Another option is Mpsi, which is equal to one million psi. These units are more often utilized for scientific purposes due to their quite large values. They can be more convenient in the calculations of the properties of metals and related tasks.

How to Convert Bar to psi

Convert Bar to psi per square inch (psi) might be accomplished in various ways, including mathematical formulas and conversion factors. Let's peek at the methods:

  • Operating mathematical instructions: The instructions for remaking br to pd per inch is 1 bar to psi =14.5038 psi. This procedure can be utilized for manual transformation. Multiply the matter in bars by 14.5038 and get the matching weight in psi.
  • Employing transformation elements: Instead of memorizing an instruction, you might utilize a transformation aspect. This factor is around 14.5038, as indicated above. Illustration: You have 10 bars and want to discover how much it is in psi. Multiply ten by the transformation element: 10 bar to psi: 10 bar ∗14.5038=145.038psi10bars ∗14.5038=145.038psi.
To convert bar to psi , the formula is used,
where the bar to psi value is substituted to get the answer from Pressure Converter.
1 bar
14.504 psi
1 psi
0.0689 bar
Example: convert 15 bar to psi:
15 bar
14.504 psi
217.56 psi

How many bars are in a psi

Bar and psi are different power elements. 1 Bar is analogous to about 14.5038 psi. Thus, to correct Bar to psi, separate the matter in psi by the imprecise factor 14.5038. Model: 29.0076 psi / 14.5038 = 2 bars. This indicates that 29.0076 psi is identical to almost 2 bars.

barpsi (psi)
0.01 bar0.145037738 psi
0.1 bar1.450377377 psi
1 bar14.50377377 psi
2 bar29.00754755 psi
3 bar43.51132132 psi
5 bar72.51886887 psi
10 bar145.0377377 psi
20 bar290.0754755 psi
50 bar725.1886887 psi
100 bar1450.377377 psi
1000 bar14503.77377 psi

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