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Buffalo

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Friday 9th January 2004
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kN/m2..?

Having mental block

Is it multiply by 50..?

Ta

chaparral

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155 months

Friday 9th January 2004
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9.81 N=1 kg mass under gravity on earth's surface.
10000 cm2=1 m2.

Therefore, it's around 1050 kg/cm2=1 N/m2.

chrisjl

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178 months

Friday 9th January 2004
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chaparral said:
9.81 N=1 kg mass under gravity on earth's surface.
10000 cm2=1 m2.

Therefore, it's around 1050 kg/cm2=1 N/m2.


Err, hasn't that gone horribly wrong somewhere?
1 tonne per square centimeter does not equal 1 Newton per square meter

AndyS2

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154 months

Friday 9th January 2004
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This is always useful to have on your desk-top:-

www.katmarsoftware.com/?referrer=Uconeer17A

Down load the Uconeer conversion software for engineers, its free and really useful.

Andy

chrisjl

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178 months

Friday 9th January 2004
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1kg/cm2 = 10,000kg/m2 = 1,020N/m2 = 1.02kN/m2

(maybe, it's been a long hard day...)

joust

14,612 posts

155 months

Friday 9th January 2004
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You can do it in google

"1 kilogram per centimeter squared / 1 Newton per meter squared" in google gives

10 000 s2 / m

i.e. you are of course talking about two different things and therefore have SI units left over....

A Newton is m * kg * s-2.

J

Buffalo

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Friday 9th January 2004
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chrisjl said:
1kg/cm2 = 10,000kg/m2 = 1,020N/m2 = 1.02kN/m2

(maybe, it's been a long hard day...)


That was the figure (roughly) that i made it out to be, but then someone came and ballsed my head up with this x50 nonsense... I pout in his general direction!

humph

jim'schim

502 posts

148 months

Friday 9th January 2004
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Buffalo said:
kN/m2..?

Having mental block

Is it multiply by 50..?

Ta


You might try this page. Don't know if the conversion table is any use to you, but it's handy www.ex.ac.uk/trol/dictunit/dictunit1.htm

joust

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Friday 9th January 2004
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chaparral said:
9.81 N=1 kg mass under gravity on earth's surface.
10000 cm2=1 m2.
Therefore, it's around 1050 kg/cm2=1 N/m2.


Err - not the SI unit of a Newton isn't!

The 9.8 would only be if you were talking about a mass that was accelerating in a true vertical fashion, if you are talking about force perpindicular to gravity then gravity doesn't have anything to do with it....

See above...

J

>> Edited by joust on Friday 9th January 17:19

Buffalo

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Friday 9th January 2004
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[quote=www.ex.ac.uk/cimt/dictunit/dictunit.htm#pressure[/quote]

1 kg-force/sq.centimetre x 98 066.5 = answer in pascals (N/m2)

That'll do i think...!



joust

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Friday 9th January 2004
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Buffalo said:

1 kg-force/sq.centimetre x 98 066.5 = answer in pascals (N/m2)
That'll do i think...!



Well done that man! Of course if you type "1 Newton per meter squared" into google it tells you
1 (Newton per (meter squared)) = 1 Pascal


And hence if you then want to convert that back in Earth's reference then the 9.80665 gets into play.

Anyone get a feeling this could turn into another "big bang" thread!

J

>> Edited by joust on Friday 9th January 17:20

Buffalo

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Friday 9th January 2004
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joust said:

Well done that man!



It didn't help that i started the day off pissed...

Ta chap!

Oh i did get the Pa to kPa thing, thankfully i am not that far gone (yet)... Off to the pub - been a long day! Suggest you all do the same!

>> Edited by Buffalo on Friday 9th January 17:22

Incorrigible

13,668 posts

157 months

Friday 9th January 2004
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Pedantic git

Of course you can't compare mass with force

Unless you live somewhere with gravity

You know he meant Kilogram force

But I like your stlye

chaparral

965 posts

155 months

Friday 9th January 2004
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I didn't see the k in front of the N. Just divide my answer by 1000 to get it in kN/m2.

A kilogram is a unit of mass. A Newton is a unit of force. A force of one Newton will accelerate one kilogram at the rate of one meter per second per second.

While it is in close proximity to the surface of the earth, gravity will exert a FORCE of 9.81 Newtons, directed straight down, on any and every 1-kg object. If there is no other force on the object, this force will cause the object to accelerate at the rate of 9.81 m/s/s. However, if you place the object on a level table, the table will exert a reaction force that is equal in magnitude and opposite in direction to said gravitationally exerted force - the force due to gravity doesn't go away, it's just opposed by an equal reaction force giving a net force of zero.

Bodo

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162 months

Friday 9th January 2004
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chaparral said:
9.81 m/s/s
[smartarse-mode]9.81 m/s [/smartarse-mode]

chaparral

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155 months

Friday 9th January 2004
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Bodo, these are equivalent expressions. m/s^2 is just shorthand for meters per second per second.

minghis

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Friday 9th January 2004
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Just to confuse myself, I sometimes look at this excellent site which may well help you:

www.csgnetwork.com/converters.html

joust

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155 months

Saturday 10th January 2004
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Incorrigible said:
Pedantic git
Who moi???

roop

5,997 posts

180 months

Saturday 10th January 2004
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www.onlineconversion.com

Excellent site and converts most things. Always in my favourites list.

Roop

dbrennan

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Monday 21st September 2009
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Thanks, I have this cloud following today, I wish i could just restart the day from the begining.