# Revs Per Minute To Revs Per Second Conversion

rpm

1 rpm = 0.0166666666666667 rps

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## How to convert revs per minute to revs per second (rpm to rps)

The formula for converting revs per minute to revs per second is: rps = rpm × 0.0166666666666667. To calculate the revs per minute value in revs per second first substitute the revs per minute value into the preceding formula, and then perform the calculation. If we wanted to calculate 1 revs per minute in revs per second we follow these steps:

rps = rpm × 0.0166666666666667

rps = 1 × 0.0166666666666667

rps = 0.0166666666666667

In other words, 1 revs per minute is equal to 0.0166666666666667 revs per second.

## Example Conversion

Let's take a look at an example. The step-by-step process to convert 8 revs per minute to revs per second is:

1. Understand the conversion formula: rps = rpm × 0.0166666666666667
2. Substitute the required value. In this case we substitute 8 for rpm so the formula becomes: rps = 8 × 0.0166666666666667
3. Calculate the result using the provided values. In our example the result is: 8 × 0.0166666666666667 = 0.1333333333333336 rps

In summary, 8 revs per minute is equal to 0.1333333333333336 revs per second.

## Converting revs per second to revs per minute

In order to convert the other way around i.e. revs per second to revs per minute, you would use the following formula: rpm = rps × 60. To convert revs per second to revs per minute first substitute the revs per second value into the above formula, and then execute the calculation. If we wanted to calculate 1 revs per second in revs per minute we follow these steps:

rpm = rps × 60

rpm = 1 × 60

rpm = 60

Or in other words, 1 revs per second is equal to 60 revs per minute.

## Conversion Unit Definitions

### What is a Revs Per Minute?

Revs per minute (RPM) is a unit of rotational frequency or angular velocity measurement. It represents the number of complete revolutions or cycles that occur in one minute. RPM is commonly used to quantify the rotational speed of objects or systems.
To provide a detailed example of revs per minute, let's consider a rotating object, such as a car engine. If the engine completes 3000 full revolutions in one minute, then its rotational frequency or angular velocity would be 3000 RPM. This means that the engine rotates 3000 times in each minute of time.
The concept of revs per minute finds wide application in various fields. In automotive industries, RPM is used to measure the rotational speed of engines, crankshafts, or other rotating components. It is an important parameter for assessing the performance, efficiency, and power output of engines.
In manufacturing and machining processes, RPM is utilized to determine the speed at which cutting tools or machining equipment rotate. Controlling the RPM helps achieve desired material removal rates and ensures precise and efficient operations.
In the context of power tools and machinery, RPM is often mentioned as a specification to indicate the speed at which the tool operates. For example, a power drill may have multiple speed settings mentioned in RPM, allowing users to adjust the rotational speed based on their requirements.
RPM is also used in sports, particularly in motorsports and cycling, to describe the speed at which vehicles or bicycles rotate their wheels. It provides a metric for evaluating performance, acceleration, and overall speed in these activities.
It's important to note that revs per minute can be converted to revs per second by dividing the value by 60. For example, 3000 RPM is equivalent to 50 revs per second (3000/60).
In summary, revs per minute (RPM) is a unit of rotational frequency or angular velocity measurement, representing the number of complete revolutions or cycles that occur in one minute. It is widely used in automotive industries, manufacturing, power tools, sports, and various other fields where the rotational speed of objects or systems needs to be quantified.

### What is a Revs Per Second?

Revs per second (r/s) is a unit of rotational frequency or angular velocity measurement. It represents the number of complete revolutions or cycles that occur in one second. It is commonly used to quantify the rotational speed of objects or systems.
To provide a detailed example of revs per second, let's consider a rotating object, such as a wheel or a spinning top. If this object completes 5 full revolutions in one second, then its rotational frequency or angular velocity would be 5 r/s. This means that the object completes 5 cycles of rotation in each second of time.
The concept of revs per second finds wide application in various fields. For instance, in mechanical engineering and automotive industries, revs per second are used to measure the rotational speed of engines, crankshafts, or other rotating components. The number of revs per second directly correlates to the speed at which these mechanical parts are rotating.
In physics and scientific research, revs per second are utilized to describe the frequency of oscillations or rotations in systems such as pendulums, turbines, or rotating machinery. Understanding the revs per second allows scientists and engineers to analyze and optimize the performance of these systems.
In sports, revs per second can be used to quantify the spinning speed of athletes in activities such as figure skating, gymnastics, or diving. It provides a metric for evaluating the rotational dynamics and control of movements.
It's important to note that revs per second is a relative measurement and does not have a direct conversion to other units of frequency, such as hertz. However, it is related to hertz through the relationship that one rev per second is equal to 1/60 hertz (1/60 Hz).
In summary, revs per second (r/s) is a unit of rotational frequency or angular velocity measurement, representing the number of complete revolutions or cycles that occur in one second. It finds applications in mechanical engineering, physics, sports, and various other fields where the rotational speed of objects or systems needs to be quantified.

## Revs Per Minute To Revs Per Second Conversion Table

Below is a lookup table showing common revs per minute to revs per second conversion values.

Revs Per Minute (rpm)Revs Per Second (rps)
1 rpm0.0166666666666667 rps
2 rpm0.0333333333333334 rps
3 rpm0.0500000000000001 rps
4 rpm0.0666666666666668 rps
5 rpm0.0833333333333335 rps
6 rpm0.1000000000000002 rps
7 rpm0.1166666666666669 rps
8 rpm0.1333333333333336 rps
9 rpm0.1500000000000003 rps
10 rpm0.166666666666667 rps
11 rpm0.1833333333333337 rps
12 rpm0.2000000000000004 rps
13 rpm0.2166666666666671 rps

## Other Common Revs Per MinuteConversions

Below is a table of common conversions from revs per minute to other frequency units.

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