Newtons/Square Meter is a unit that shows how the Pascal unit is derived from other SI units. Pressure is defined as Force/Area and the SI unit for Force is Newtons (N) and the SI unit for Area is Sq Meters (m²). 1 Newton per Square Metre equals 1 Pascal.
The N/m² pressure unit is one of the few units that clearly describes what pressure represents in its name symbol. Although it is not generally used to describe a pressure reading, it can be useful for calculating the force required to generate a certain pressure.
For example if you know the cross sectional area of the inside of a hydraulic ram cylinder (sqm), you can then calculate the required force (N) to generate a particular pressure in Pascals (Pa) by multiplying the two together.
Alternatively you can calculate the hydraulic ram area size (m²) needed by dividing the available Force (N) by the Pressure (Pa) or determine the pressure (N/m²) produced by the hydraulic system by dividing the Force (N) by the Hydraulic ram area (m²).
You can convert a reading in Newtons per Sq Metres into another pressure unit by multiplying it by the relevant converting value listed below.
If you would like to use a tool to convert several values please use our pressure unit converter to save time.
|0.101972||mmH2O 4°C (39.2°F)|
|0.0101972||cmH2O 4°C (39.2°F)|
|0.000101972||mH2O 4°C (39.2°F)|
|0.00401463||inH2O 4°C (39.2°F)|
|0.000334553||ftH2O 4°C (39.2°F)|
|0.00750062||mmHg 0°C (32°F)|
|0.000750062||cmHg 0°C (32°F)|
|0.000295300||inHg 0°C (32°F)|
|7.50062||µHg 0°C (32°F)|
|0.0000000647490||tsi (uk, long)|
|0.0000000725189||tsi (usa, short)|
|0.0000104427||tsf (usa, short)|
Please note that the conversion factors above are accurate to 6 significant figures.
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