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Kilopascal (kPa) Definition

Chemistry Glossary Definition of Kilopascal (kPa)

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A kilopascal is a unit of pressure.

A kilopascal is a unit of pressure.

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Kilopascal or kPa Definition: Kilopascal is a unit of pressure. 1 kPa is approximately the pressure exerted by a 10-g mass resting on a 1-cm2 area. 101.3 kPa = 1 atm. There are 1,000 pascals in 1 kilopascal.

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