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How to convert speed of sound to knots (c to kn, kt)
The formula for converting speed of sound to knots is: kn, kt = c × 666.737785363772. To calculate the speed of sound value in knots first substitute the speed of sound value into the preceding formula, and then perform the calculation. If we wanted to calculate 1 speed of sound in knots we follow these steps:
kn, kt = c × 666.737785363772
kn, kt = 1 × 666.737785363772
kn, kt = 666.737785363772
In other words, 1 speed of sound is equal to 666.737785363772 knots.
Let's take a look at an example. The step-by-step process to convert 6 speed of sound to knots is:
- Understand the conversion formula: kn, kt = c × 666.737785363772
- Substitute the required value. In this case we substitute 6 for c so the formula becomes: kn, kt = 6 × 666.737785363772
- Calculate the result using the provided values. In our example the result is: 6 × 666.737785363772 = 4000.426712182632 kn, kt
In summary, 6 speed of sound is equal to 4000.426712182632 knots.
Converting knots to speed of sound
In order to convert the other way around i.e. knots to speed of sound, you would use the following formula: c = kn, kt × 0.00149984. To convert knots to speed of sound first substitute the knot (std) value into the above formula, and then execute the calculation. If we wanted to calculate 1 knot (std) in speed of sound we follow these steps:
c = kn, kt × 0.00149984
c = 1 × 0.00149984
c = 0.00149984
Or in other words, 1 knot (std) is equal to 0.00149984 speed of sound.
Conversion Unit Definitions
What is a Speed Of Sound?
What is a Knot (std)?
Speed Of Sound To Knots Conversion Table
Below is a lookup table showing common speed of sound to knots conversion values.
|Speed Of Sound (c)||Knot (kn, Kt)|
|1 c||666.737785363772 kn, kt|
|2 c||1333.475570727544 kn, kt|
|3 c||2000.213356091316 kn, kt|
|4 c||2666.951141455088 kn, kt|
|5 c||3333.68892681886 kn, kt|
|6 c||4000.426712182632 kn, kt|
|7 c||4667.164497546404 kn, kt|
|8 c||5333.902282910176 kn, kt|
|9 c||6000.640068273948 kn, kt|
|10 c||6667.37785363772 kn, kt|
|11 c||7334.115639001492 kn, kt|
|12 c||8000.853424365264 kn, kt|
|13 c||8667.591209729036 kn, kt|
Other Common Speed Of Sound Conversions
Below is a table of common conversions from speed of sound to other speed units.
|1 speed of sound in feet per second||1124.85939257593 ft/s|
|1 speed of sound in mach||1 Ma|
|1 speed of sound in meters per second||343 m/s|
|1 speed of sound in miles per second||0.213130092477147 mi/s|
|1 speed of sound in miles per hour||767.271276432496 mph|
|1 speed of sound in speed of light||0.00000114412548768349 c|