Convert between pascals and other major units of pressure.
In SI, the unit for pressure and stress, a derived unit. Symbol, Pa. One pascal is the pressure resulting from a force of 1 newton acting uniformly over an area of 1 square meter. In terms of base units it is
The 14th CGPM added the pascal to SI in 1971. It is named for Blaise Pascal (1623 – 1662).
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