Pound per Square Inch Unit
PSI stands for pounds per square inch. It is used as a unit of pressure.
PSI can be defined as the amount of pressure or stress of a pound of force per square inch of area. The symbol of psi is lb/in² or lbf/in².
PSI is commonly used in many pressure measuring applications like tire pressure, soil bearing capacity, wastewater management, fuel distribution & storage.
Following are the major conversion for the PSI unit.
- 1 PSI= 6894.76 Pascals (SI unit conversion)
- 1 PSI= 0.0689476 Bar
- 1 PSI= 0.068046 atmospheres
- 1 PSI= 51.7149 Torr
- 1 PSI= 2.03602 inHg
- 1 PSI= 27.7076 inches of the water column
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