# Feet Per Minute To Meters Per Minute Conversion

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## How to convert feet per minute to meters per minute (ft/m to m/min)

The formula for converting feet per minute to meters per minute is: m/min = ft/m × 0.3048. To calculate the foot per minute value in meters per minute first substitute the foot per minute value into the preceding formula, and then perform the calculation. If we wanted to calculate 1 foot per minute in meters per minute we follow these steps:

m/min = ft/m × 0.3048

m/min = 1 × 0.3048

m/min = 0.3048

In other words, 1 foot per minute is equal to 0.3048 meters per minute.

## Example Conversion

Let's take a look at an example. The step-by-step process to convert 9 feet per minute to meters per minute is:

1. Understand the conversion formula: m/min = ft/m × 0.3048
2. Substitute the required value. In this case we substitute 9 for ft/m so the formula becomes: m/min = 9 × 0.3048
3. Calculate the result using the provided values. In our example the result is: 9 × 0.3048 = 2.7432 m/min

In summary, 9 feet per minute is equal to 2.7432 meters per minute.

## Converting meters per minute to feet per minute

In order to convert the other way around i.e. meters per minute to feet per minute, you would use the following formula: ft/m = m/min × 3.28083989501312. To convert meters per minute to feet per minute first substitute the meter per minute value into the above formula, and then execute the calculation. If we wanted to calculate 1 meter per minute in feet per minute we follow these steps:

ft/m = m/min × 3.28083989501312

ft/m = 1 × 3.28083989501312

ft/m = 3.28083989501312

Or in other words, 1 meter per minute is equal to 3.28083989501312 feet per minute.

## Conversion Unit Definitions

### What is a Foot Per Minute?

Feet per minute (ft/min) is a unit of linear velocity measurement. It represents the rate at which an object or particle travels a distance of one foot in one minute. Feet per minute is used to quantify slower speeds or rates of movement over longer time intervals.
To provide a detailed example of feet per minute, let's consider a scenario where a conveyor belt moves objects at a constant speed. If the objects are transported a distance of 50 feet in one minute, then the velocity of the conveyor belt would be 50 ft/min. This means that the objects are being transported at a rate of 50 feet per minute.
While not as commonly used as feet per second, feet per minute can find applications in certain contexts where slower speeds or extended durations are involved.
In industrial settings, feet per minute can be relevant for conveyors, assembly lines, or material handling systems. It allows for the measurement and control of the speed at which objects are transported or processed.
Feet per minute can also be used in specialized applications that involve slower rates of movement or flow. For example, in ventilation systems or air conditioning, the velocity of air movement or airflow can be expressed in terms of feet per minute.
It's important to note that feet per minute can be converted to other units of velocity. For example, 1 ft/min is approximately equal to 0.00508 meters per second (m/s) or 0.01136 miles per hour (mph).
In summary, feet per minute (ft/min) is a unit of linear velocity measurement, representing the rate at which an object or particle travels a distance of one foot in one minute. It is commonly used to quantify slower speeds or rates of movement over extended durations. Feet per minute can be relevant in industrial, ventilation, and airflow applications where slower velocities need to be measured or controlled.

### What is a Meter Per Minute?

Meters per minute is a unit of speed that represents the distance traveled in meters divided by the time taken in minutes. It is derived from the fundamental unit of length, the meter, and the unit of time, the minute.
To provide an example, let's consider a person walking at a speed of 50 meters per minute. This means that for every minute, the person covers a distance of 50 meters. If we extend this example, after 10 minutes of walking at this speed, the person would have traveled a total distance of 500 meters.
Meters per minute is a useful unit of speed in situations where a slower rate of movement is observed or measured. It can be applied to various scenarios, such as measuring the speed of pedestrians, the rate of conveyor belts, or the flow rate of fluids in certain industrial processes.
It's important to note that meters per minute is not as commonly used as other units of speed, such as meters per second or kilometers per hour. However, it can be converted to these more commonly used units by appropriate conversion factors. For example, 1 meter per minute is equivalent to 0.0167 meters per second or approximately 0.0606 kilometers per hour.
In summary, meters per minute is a unit of speed that represents the distance traveled in meters divided by the time taken in minutes. While not as frequently used as some other speed units, it finds applications in specific contexts where slower rates of movement are considered.

## Feet Per Minute To Meters Per Minute Conversion Table

Below is a lookup table showing common feet per minute to meters per minute conversion values.

Foot Per Minute (ft/m)Meter Per Minute (m/min)
1 ft/m0.3048 m/min
2 ft/m0.6096 m/min
3 ft/m0.9144 m/min
4 ft/m1.2192 m/min
5 ft/m1.524 m/min
6 ft/m1.8288 m/min
7 ft/m2.1336 m/min
8 ft/m2.4384 m/min
9 ft/m2.7432 m/min
10 ft/m3.048 m/min
11 ft/m3.3528 m/min
12 ft/m3.6576 m/min
13 ft/m3.9624 m/min

## Other Common Foot Per MinuteConversions

Below is a table of common conversions from feet per minute to other speed units.

ConversionResult
1 foot per minute in feet per second0.0166666666666667 ft/s
1 foot per minute in feet per hour60 ft/h
1 foot per minute in kilometers per hour0.018288 km/h
1 foot per minute in knots0.00987473 kn, kt
1 foot per minute in meters per second0.00508 m/s
1 foot per minute in meters per hour18.288 m/h
1 foot per minute in miles per second0.0000031566 mi/s
1 foot per minute in miles per minute0.0001893939 mi/m
1 foot per minute in miles per hour0.0113636364 mph
1 foot per minute in yards per minute0.3333333333 yd/m