Foot per second
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The foot per second (plural feet per second) is a unit of both speed (scalar) and velocity (vector quantity, which includes direction).^{[1]} It expresses the distance in feet (ft) traveled or displaced, divided by the time in seconds (s, or sec).^{[2]} The corresponding unit in the International System of Units (SI) is the metre per second.
Abbreviations include ft/s, ft/sec and fps, and the scientific notation ft s^{−1}.^{[1]}
Conversions
m/s | km/h | mph | knot | ft/s | |
---|---|---|---|---|---|
1 m/s = | 1 | 3.6 | 936 2.236 | 844 1.943 | 840 3.280 |
1 km/h = | 778 0.277 | 1 | 371 0.621 | 957 0.539 | 344 0.911 |
1 mph = | 04 0.447 | 344 1.609 | 1 | 976 0.868 | 667 1.466 |
1 knot = | 444 0.514 | 1.852 | 779 1.150 | 1 | 810 1.687 |
1 ft/s = | 0.3048 | 28 1.097 | 818 0.681 | 484 0.592 | 1 |
(Values in bold face are exact.)
See also
- Foot per second squared, a corresponding unit of acceleration.
- Feet per minute
References
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