Pressure Converter
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Concept of Pressure
Pressure is one of the most important concepts in the study of hydrostatic. To understand what is pressure, take the example of a box of a weight of 10N on a table area of 2 mÂ². This box, as we know, applies a certain force on the table, and sometimes we need to know the strength that each part of that area is supporting. The ratio of the force that the block applies on the table and the area of the table that is supporting it is
10 N / 2 mÂ² = 5 N/mÂ²
This means that each mÂ² of the table is being compressed with a force of 5N. This force is shared equally by the surface, hence each 1 mÂ² of the surface withstand a force of 5N (10N / 2). So, we define pressure as 'the amount of force that is applied over a given area divided by the size of this area' and can be stated as follows:
P = F/A, where: F = the applied force and A = the area that the force is beeng applied.
Pressure is a scalar quantity and its unit in the International System of Units (SI) is the Pa, named after Blaise Pascal. The unit of force is Newton (N) and the unit area is mÂ², both in SI. So, the ratio between force and area results in N/mÂ².
1 N/mÂ² = 1 Pascal = 1 Pa
Other usual units are millibars, psi (pound per square inch), torr (mmHg), atm (atmospheric pressure) and bar.
More concepts:

Atmospheric pressure: the weight of the Earth's atmosphere on the surface. It always decreases with altitude.

Hydrostatic pressure: the stress, exerted equally in all directions at points within a confined fluid. â€˜Hydrostatic pressureâ€™ refers to the pressure that a liquid exerts when it is at rest. The pressure at a given depth in a static liquid is a result the weight of the liquid acting on a unit area at that depth plus any pressure acting on the surface of the liquid.

The pressure exerted by a confined gas results from the average effect of the forces produced on the walls of the container by the continual, numerous collisions by gas molecules.
Pressure Conversion Table
Bellow is a handy conversion table. These units are mostly used in industrial environment.
From / To  Bar  Mbar  Pa  KPa  MPa (torr)  Kgf/cm2  Mm hg  mm wc  PSI  1" wc 
1 Bar  1  1000  100,000  100  0.1  1.0197  750.062  10197.16  14.5038  401.463 
1 mBar  0.001  1  100  0.1  0.0001  1.0197x10^{3}  0.7501  10.1972  0.0145  401.463x10^{3} 
1 Pa  0.0001  0.01  1  0.001  0.000001  1.0197x10^{5}  0.0075  0.10197  0.000145  4.01463x10^{3} 
1 KPa  0.01  10  1000  1  0.001  0.0102  7.5006  101.972  0.145  4.01463 
1 MPa  10  10.000  1,000  1000  1  10.1972  7500.62  101972  145.038  4014.63 
1 Kgf/cm2  0.981  980.7  980.666  98.0665  0.09807  1  735.56  10.000  14.2233  393.7008 
1 mm Hg  0.00133  1.333  133.63  0.13332  0.1333x10^{3}  0.001359  1  13.5951  0.01934  0.53524 
1 mm wc  0.000098  0.098  9.807  0.009807  9.807106  0.001  0.07356  1  0.0012  39.3701x10^{3} 
1 PSI  0.06895  68.95  6895.06  6.895  6.895x10^{3}  0.0703  51.717  703.01  1  27.68 
1’’ wc  2.4908x10^{3}  2.4908  249.089  0.2490  0.2490x10^{3}  2.54x10^{3}  1.8683  25.4  0.0361  1 
Pressure Unit Conversion Factors
The following list shows each pressure unit and its equivalent value converted into Pascals (Pa) (the SI unit for measuring pressure).
Unit of Pressure  Value in Pascals (SI unit for pressure) 
bar  100,000 
psipfsilb/inÂ², orlbf/inÂ² (Pounds per Sq. Inch or Pounds Force per Sq. Inch)  6894.75729316836... 
mb or mbr (Millibar)  100 
N/mÂ² (Newton per Square Metre)  1 
Pa (Pascal)  1 (SI unit for pressure) 
hPa (Hectopascal)  100 
kPa (Kilopascal)  1,000 
MPa (Megapascal)  1,000,000 
kg/cmÂ² or kgf/cmÂ² (Kilogram per Square Centimeter)  98,066.5 
Torr  133.322368421053... 
mTorr (Millitorr)  0.1333223684210... 
atm (Standard Atmosphere)  101,325 
at (Technical Atmosphere)  98,066.5 
dyn/cmÂ², dyne/cmÂ² or dynes/cmÂ² (Dyne per Square Centimeter)  0.1 
oz/inÂ² or ozf/inÂ²  430.9223308230... 
tsi or tfsi (Tons per Sq.e Inch or Tons Force per Sq.e Inch (uk, long))  15,444,256.33669... 
tsi or tfsi ( Tons per Sq. Inch or Tons Force per Sq. Inch (usa, short))  13,789,514.58633... 
tsf or tfsf (Tons per Sq. Foot or Tons Force per Sq. Foot (usa, short))  95,760.51796067... 
psf or pfsf (Pounds per Sq. Foot or Pounds Force per Square Foot)  47.88025898033... 
g/cmÂ² or gf/cmÂ² (Gram per Sq. Centimetre or Gram Force per Sq. cm)  98.0665 
[...] means a rounded value.