Newtons per metre squared conversion

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Newtons per metre squared


  • N/m2

Unit of:

  • Pressure

Worldwide use:

  • Pascals are widely used around the world with the main exception of the United States, chiefly in materials science


N/m2 is the pressure exterted by one Newton being applied to an area of one square meter

Common references:

  • 1 kg/m2 is approximately the weight of a dollar bill lying flat on a surface. 100 kg/m2 is the approximate pressure of a strong breeze. A garden hose reaches a pressure of around 300,000 kg/m2

Usage context:

Widely used in materials science