Feet Per Minute to Kilometers Per Minute Converter (ft/min to km/min)
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Conversion Table

feet per minute to kilometers per minute
ft/minkm/min
1000 ft/min 0.3048 km/min
2000 ft/min 0.6096 km/min
3000 ft/min 0.9144 km/min
4000 ft/min 1.2192 km/min
5000 ft/min 1.524 km/min
6000 ft/min 1.8288 km/min
7000 ft/min 2.1336 km/min
8000 ft/min 2.4384 km/min
9000 ft/min 2.7432 km/min
10000 ft/min 3.048 km/min
11000 ft/min 3.3528 km/min
12000 ft/min 3.6576 km/min
13000 ft/min 3.9624 km/min
14000 ft/min 4.2672 km/min
15000 ft/min 4.572 km/min
16000 ft/min 4.8768 km/min
17000 ft/min 5.1816 km/min
18000 ft/min 5.4864 km/min
19000 ft/min 5.7912 km/min
20000 ft/min 6.096 km/min

How to convert

1 foot per minute (ft/min) = 0.0003048 kilometer per minute (km/min). Foot Per Minute (ft/min) is a unit of Speed used in Standard system. Kilometer Per Minute (km/min) is a unit of Speed used in Metric system. Foot per minute also can be marked as foot/minute.

Kilometers per minute: A unit of speed

Kilometers per minute (km/min) is a unit of speed or velocity in the International System of Units (SI). It measures how fast an object is moving by calculating the distance traveled in kilometers divided by the time taken in minutes. For example, if a train travels 3 kilometers in 2 minutes, its speed is 1.5 km/min.

How to convert kilometers per minute

Kilometers per minute can be converted to other units of speed or velocity by using simple conversion factors. Here are some common units and their conversion factors:

  • Meters per second (m/s): To convert from km/min to m/s, multiply by 16.6667. To convert from m/s to km/min, divide by 16.6667. For example, 1 km/min is equal to 16.6667 m/s, and 10 m/s is equal to 0.6 km/min.
  • Kilometers per hour (km/h): To convert from km/min to km/h, multiply by 60. To convert from km/h to km/min, divide by 60. For example, 1 km/min is equal to 60 km/h, and 50 km/h is equal to 0.833333 km/min.
  • Miles per hour (mph): To convert from km/min to mph, multiply by 37.2823. To convert from mph to km/min, divide by 37.2823. For example, 1 km/min is equal to 37.2823 mph, and 30 mph is equal to 0.804672 km/min.
  • Knots (kn): To convert from km/min to kn, multiply by 32.3974. To convert from kn to km/min, divide by 32.3974. For example, 1 km/min is equal to 32.3974 kn, and 15 kn is equal to 0.462963 km/min.
  • Feet per minute (ft/min): To convert from km/min to ft/min, multiply by 3280.8399. To convert from ft/min to km/min, divide by 3280.8399. For example, 1 km/min is equal to 3280.8399 ft/min, and 10 ft/min is equal to 0.003048 km/min.
  • Inches per minute (in/min): To convert from km/min to in/min, multiply by 39370.0787. To convert from in/min to km/min, divide by 39370.0787. For example,1 km/min is equal to 39370.0787 in/min, and 20 in/min is equal to 0.000508 km/min.

Where kilometers per minute are used

Kilometers per minute are mainly used in transportation and sports to measure the speed or velocity of vehicles and athletes.

For example, the maximum speed of a Formula One car is about 5 km/min or about 300 km/h.

The average speed of a marathon runner is about 0.35 km/min or about 21 km/h.

The cruising speed of a commercial jet airliner is about 16.67 km/min or about 1000 km/h.

Definition of kilometers per minute

According to the SI definition, one kilometer per minute is the speed of a body that covers a distance of one kilometer in a time of one minute.

Mathematically, it can be expressed as:

where v is the speed or velocity in kilometers per minute, s is the distance traveled in kilometers, and t is the time taken in minutes.

History of kilometers per minute

The concept of speed or velocity has been studied since ancient times by philosophers and scientists such as Aristotle, Galileo, Newton, etc.

The kilometer was originally derived from the French kilometer which was defined as one thousand meters.

The minute was originally derived from the Babylonian sexagesimal system which divided an hour into sixty minutes.

The combination of these two units resulted in the kilometer per minute as a unit of speed or velocity.

The kilometer per minute was officially adopted as part of the SI system in 1960.

Example conversions of kilometers per minute to other units

Here are some examples of converting kilometers per minute to other units of speed or velocity:

1 km/min = 16.6667 m/s = 60 km/h = 37.2823mph = 32.3974kn = 3280.8399 ft/min = 39370.0787 in/min
2 km/min = 33.3333 m/s = 120 km/h = 74.5646mph = 64.7948kn = 6561.6798 ft/min = 78740.1574 in/min
5 km/min = 83.3333 m/s = 300 km/h = 186.411mph = 161.987kn = 16404.1995 ft/min = 196850.3937 in/min
10 km/min = 166.667 m/s = 600 km/h = 372.823mph = 323.974kn = 32808.399 ft/min = 393700.7874 in/min
20 km/min = 333.333 m/s = 1200 km/h = 745.645mph = 647.948kn = 65616.798 ft/min = 787401.5748 in/min
50 km/min = 833.333 m/s = 3000 km/h = 1864.11 mph = 1619.87 kn = 164042 ft/min = 1968504 in/min
100 km/min = 1666.67 m/s = 6000 km/h = 3728.23 mph = 3239.74 kn = 328084 ft/min = 3937008 in/min

Kilometers per minute also can be marked as km/min and Kilometres per minute(alternative British English spelling in UK).



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