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hat is the SI unit of pressure? What units of pressure are commonly used in the United States? Why are these common units more convenient to use than the SI unit? Describe a nanometer and explain how such a device can be used to measure the pressure of gas samples.

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Interpretation:

SI unit of pressure and units of pressure commonly used in the United States are to be stated. The reason as to why these common units are more convenient to use than the SI unit is to be stated. Manometer is to be described and how this can be used to measure the pressure of gas sample is to be explained.

Concept Introduction:

SI units can be defined as the international standard units used widely in the world. Manometer is used to measure pressure. It consists of a U shaped gas tube filled with an appropriate liquid. Generally the liquid used in manometer is mercury.

Explanation

The SI unit of pressure is Pascal. It is denoted by symbol, Pa.

It is defined as the force of one Newton applied on area of one square meter.

The most commonly used units of pressure used in the United States and their conversion to SI units are shown in the figure below:

Units of pressure
Unit Name Short form SI equivalent
1 pound-force/foot2 psf 47.88 Pa
1 pound-force/inch2 psi 6894.757 Pa
1 poundal/foot2 pdl/ft2 1

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