Although Freddie Mercury and David Bowie were Under Pressure, real-life applications of pressure often require moving from the U.S. Standard pounds per square inch (lb/in2) to the megapascal (MPa).
Then there's kPa, millibar, and other common use expressions. For a hand when conversions get tough, try our free MPa unit calculator.
For those just learning, we have prepared the ultimate Q&A. We cover the definition of MPa, the history of MPa, applications and more.