Acceleration Conversion Calculator
Units, symbols and conversion values used in this acceleration calculator
|To Convert from Unit||Unit Symbol||Multiply by (m/s² / Unit)||Converted to (m/s² or m/(s·s))|
|Centimeter per second squared||cm/s2||0.01||Meter per second squared|
|Foot per hour per second||ft/(h·s)||8.46667E-05||Meter per second squared|
|Foot per minute per second||ft/(min·s)||0.00508||Meter per second squared|
|Foot per second squared||ft/s2||0.3048||Meter per second squared|
|Galileo||Gal||0.01||Meter per second squared|
|Gravity (standard)||gn||9.80665||Meter per second squared|
|Inch per hour per second||in/(h·s)||7.05556E-06||Meter per second squared|
|Inch per minute per second||in/(min·s)||4.23333E-04||Meter per second squared|
|Inch per second squared||in/s2||0.0254||Meter per second squared|
|Meter per second squared||m/s2||1||Meter per second squared|
|Knot per second||kn/s||0.5144444||Meter per second squared|
|Mile per hour per second||mi/(h·s)||0.44704||Meter per second squared|
|Mile per minute per second||mi/(min·s)||26.8244||Meter per second squared|
How to Convert Units of Acceleration ?
Acceleration is an important physical quantity used in various fields, including physics, engineering, and mechanics. It is defined as the rate of change of velocity with respect to time and is typically measured in meters per second squared (m/s²). However, other units of acceleration are also used, and it is important to know how to convert between them. In this blog post, we will discuss how to convert units of acceleration.
The first step in converting units of acceleration is to identify the units you are given and the units you want to convert to. For example, if you are given an acceleration in feet per second squared (ft/s²) and you want to convert it to meters per second squared (m/s²), you need to know the conversion factor between the two units.
The conversion factor between feet per second squared and meters per second squared is 0.3048. (Refer the table above) This means that one meter per second squared is equivalent to 3.048 feet per second squared. To convert an acceleration in feet per second squared to meters per second squared, you simply need to multiply the acceleration in feet per second squared by 0.3048.
Here is an example: Suppose you are given an acceleration of 32.2 ft/s² and you want to convert it to m/s². To do this, you would multiply 32.2 by 0.3048, which gives you an acceleration of 9.81 m/s².
Another commonly used unit of acceleration is the standard gravity unit (gn), which is defined as the acceleration due to gravity on Earth’s surface. The value of gn is approximately 9.81 m/s². Therefore, if you are given an acceleration in gn and you want to convert it to m/s², you can simply multiply the acceleration in gn by 9.81.
In conclusion, converting units of acceleration is a simple process once you know the conversion factor between the two units. By following the steps outlined in this blog post, you can convert any acceleration measurement to the desired unit quickly and accurately.