# Feet Per Second To Miles Per Second Conversion

ft/s

1 ft/s = 0.0001893939 mi/s

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## How to convert feet per second to miles per second (ft/s to mi/s)

The formula for converting feet per second to miles per second is: mi/s = ft/s × 0.0001893939. To calculate the foot per second value in miles per second first substitute the foot per second value into the preceding formula, and then perform the calculation. If we wanted to calculate 1 foot per second in miles per second we follow these steps:

mi/s = ft/s × 0.0001893939

mi/s = 1 × 0.0001893939

mi/s = 0.0001893939

In other words, 1 foot per second is equal to 0.0001893939 miles per second.

## Example Conversion

Let's take a look at an example. The step-by-step process to convert 6 feet per second to miles per second is:

1. Understand the conversion formula: mi/s = ft/s × 0.0001893939
2. Substitute the required value. In this case we substitute 6 for ft/s so the formula becomes: mi/s = 6 × 0.0001893939
3. Calculate the result using the provided values. In our example the result is: 6 × 0.0001893939 = 0.0011363634 mi/s

In summary, 6 feet per second is equal to 0.0011363634 miles per second.

## Converting miles per second to feet per second

In order to convert the other way around i.e. miles per second to feet per second, you would use the following formula: ft/s = mi/s × 5280.00109824023. To convert miles per second to feet per second first substitute the mile per second value into the above formula, and then execute the calculation. If we wanted to calculate 1 mile per second in feet per second we follow these steps:

ft/s = mi/s × 5280.00109824023

ft/s = 1 × 5280.00109824023

ft/s = 5280.00109824023

Or in other words, 1 mile per second is equal to 5280.00109824023 feet per second.

## Conversion Unit Definitions

### What is a Foot Per Second?

Foot per second (ft/s) 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 second. Foot per second is commonly used to quantify the speed or velocity of objects or the flow rate of fluids.
To provide a detailed example of foot per second, let's consider a moving object, such as a person walking. If a person covers a distance of 5 feet in one second, then their velocity would be 5 ft/s. This means that the person is moving at a speed of 5 feet per second.
Foot per second is widely used in various practical applications, such as transportation, sports, and engineering. It allows for convenient measurement and comparison of speeds in everyday scenarios.
In transportation, foot per second can be used to express the speed of pedestrians, runners, or vehicles traveling at slower speeds. For example, when discussing walking or running speeds, foot per second provides a familiar unit for measuring and understanding human movement.
In sports, foot per second is often used to describe the speed of athletes in disciplines such as track and field, soccer, or basketball. It helps assess performance, analyze sprints or movements, and compare the velocities of different athletes.
Foot per second is also relevant in engineering, particularly in fluid dynamics and flow rate calculations. For instance, when evaluating water flow in pipes or channels, the velocity of the fluid can be expressed in feet per second.
It's important to note that foot per second can be converted to other units of velocity. For example, 1 ft/s is approximately equal to 0.3048 meters per second (m/s) or 0.6818 miles per hour (mph).
In summary, foot per second (ft/s) is a unit of linear velocity measurement, representing the rate at which an object or particle travels a distance of one foot in one second. It is commonly used to quantify speeds in various contexts, such as transportation, sports, and engineering. Foot per second provides a convenient and relatable unit for measuring and comparing velocities in everyday scenarios.

### What is a Mile Per Second?

Mile per second is a unit of speed that represents the distance traveled in miles divided by the time taken in seconds. It is a relatively high-speed measurement used to describe rapid velocities.
To provide an example, let's consider a rocket that is traveling at a speed of 10 miles per second. This means that for every second, the rocket covers a distance of 10 miles. In a span of 5 seconds, the rocket would travel a total distance of 50 miles.
Mile per second is predominantly used in the field of aerospace and astrodynamics, where extremely high velocities are involved. It is a suitable unit to describe the speed of spacecraft, missiles, or other objects that achieve significant velocities in a short amount of time.
For comparison, the speed of sound is approximately 0.21 miles per second. Therefore, a velocity of 10 miles per second is significantly faster than the speed of sound. This indicates that the rocket is traveling at supersonic speeds and likely in the realm of space travel.
It's important to note that mile per second is not a commonly used unit for everyday speeds, as it represents extremely rapid velocities that are beyond the capabilities of most vehicles or objects. More commonly used speed units include miles per hour, kilometers per hour, or meters per second.
In summary, mile per second is a unit of speed that represents the distance traveled in miles divided by the time taken in seconds. It is primarily used in aerospace and astrodynamics to describe high velocities, typically associated with space travel.

## Feet Per Second To Miles Per Second Conversion Table

Below is a lookup table showing common feet per second to miles per second conversion values.

Foot Per Second (ft/s)Mile Per Second (mi/s)
1 ft/s0.0001893939 mi/s
2 ft/s0.0003787878 mi/s
3 ft/s0.0005681817 mi/s
4 ft/s0.0007575756 mi/s
5 ft/s0.0009469695 mi/s
6 ft/s0.0011363634 mi/s
7 ft/s0.0013257573 mi/s
8 ft/s0.0015151512 mi/s
9 ft/s0.0017045451 mi/s
10 ft/s0.001893939 mi/s
11 ft/s0.0020833329 mi/s
12 ft/s0.0022727268 mi/s
13 ft/s0.0024621207 mi/s

## Other Common Foot Per SecondConversions

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

ConversionResult
1 foot per second in feet per minute60 ft/m
1 foot per second in feet per hour3600 ft/h
1 foot per second in kilometers per second0.000304785126485828 km/s
1 foot per second in kilometers per minute0.0182871075891497 km/m
1 foot per second in kilometers per hour1.09722645534898 km/h
1 foot per second in knots0.5924838013 kn, kt
1 foot per second in mach0.000889 Ma
1 foot per second in meters per second0.3048 m/s
1 foot per second in meters per minute18.288 m/min
1 foot per second in meters per hour1097.28 m/h
1 foot per second in miles per minute0.0113636364 mi/m
1 foot per second in miles per hour0.6818181818 mph
1 foot per second in yards per second0.3333333333 yd/s
1 foot per second in yards per minute20 yd/m
1 foot per second in yards per hour1200 yd/h
1 foot per second in speed of light0.000000001016703362 c
1 foot per second in speed of sound0.000889 c