Enter the total pound-force, the length, and the width into the calculator to determine the pounds per square inch.

Pounds Per Square Inch Formula

The following equation can be used to calculate pounds per square inch.

P = F / (L*W)

  • Where P is the pounds per square inch
  • F is the force in lb-force
  • L is the length (in)
  • W is the width (in)

Pounds Per Square Inch Definition

Pounds per square inch is a unit of measure that describes a total force per unit rea.

Pounds Per Square Inch Example

How to calculate pounds per square inch?

  1. First, determine the total force.

    Measure the total lb-force.

  2. Next, determine the length.

    Measure the length of the area the force is acting on.

  3. Next, determine the width.

    Measure the width of the area the force is acting on.

  4. Finally, calculate the pounds per square inch.

    Calculate the pounds per square inch using the formula above.

FAQ

What is pounds per square inch?

Pounds per square inch is a unit of measure that describes a force per unit area.

How is pounds per square inch calculated?

Pounds per square inch is calculated from taking the total pound-force and dividing it by the area in inches squared.

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