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# Flow Rate (Mass) Unit Converter

Last updated: Saturday, April 29, 2023

Mass flow rate is a measure of how much mass is transferred through a given area over a period of time. It is typically measured in units of kilograms per second (kg/s) or other similar units, such as pounds per hour (lb/h).

Here are some examples of mass flow rate in real-life situations:

Water flow in a river: The mass flow rate of water in a river is a measure of how much water is flowing through a given area of the river over a period of time. This information can be used to monitor water levels, predict floods, and estimate water availability for agriculture and industry.

Air flow in a ventilation system: The mass flow rate of air in a ventilation system is a measure of how much air is being moved through the system over a period of time. This information can be used to maintain indoor air quality, regulate temperature and humidity levels, and optimize energy consumption.

Fuel flow in a car engine: The mass flow rate of fuel in a car engine is a measure of how much fuel is being consumed by the engine over a period of time. This information is used to optimize fuel efficiency, monitor engine performance, and detect potential problems.

Mass flow rate is an important concept in many fields of engineering, including fluid mechanics, thermodynamics, and chemical engineering. It is used to design and optimize systems such as pumps, turbines, heat exchangers, and chemical reactors.

The SI unit of Flow Rate (Mass) is kilogram / second [ kg / s ]
Total number of units: base units (18) - derived units (7,920)
Total possible conversions: base units (306) - derived units (62,718,480)
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$$1.0\left(\dfrac{gram}{second}\right)={\color{rgb(20,165,174)} x}\left(\dfrac{gram}{second}\right)$$
yocto
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zepto
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atto
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femto
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pico
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nano
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micro
[ µ ]
milli
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centi
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deci
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one
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deca
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hecto
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kilo
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mega
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giga
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tera
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peta
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exa
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zetta
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yotta
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gram / hour
[ g / hr ]
gram / minute
[ g / min ]
gram / second
[ g / s ]
pound / hour
[ lb / hr ]
avoirdupois
pound / hour
[ lb / hr ]
metric
pound / minute
[ lb / min ]
metric
pound / minute
[ lb / min ]
avoirdupois
pound / second
[ lb / s ]
avoirdupois
pound / second
[ lb / s ]
metric
ton / hour
[ t / hr ]
metric
ton / minute
[ t / min ]
metric
ton / second
[ t / s ]
metric
tonne / hour
[ t / hr ]
short
tonne / hour
[ t / hr ]
long
tonne / minute
[ t / min ]
long
tonne / minute
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short
tonne / second
[ t / s ]
short
tonne / second
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long
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