(Pa) The SI unit of pressure. |
Definition: 1 Pascal is equal to 1 N/m2 = 1 J/m3 = 1 kgˇm-1ˇs-2
1 kPa = 0.145 lbf/in2.
Air pressure is measured in hectoPascal (hPa), with 1 hPa = 1 millibar.
The unit is named for Blaise Pascal (1623-1662), French philosopher and mathematician.
See also Open Circuit Voltage, and Source Level.
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