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Meters Per Second to Feet Per Second: ft/s to m/s and m/s to ft/s Conversion

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Conversion Formulas

Feel free to convert feet per second to meters per second (ft/s to m/s) and meters per second to feet per second (m/s to ft/s) using our conversion chart, and conversion calculator, and learn the relationship between these two units.

Conversion of feet per second to meters per second and vice versa is an easy one since both units are used for measuring speed. And while the meter is a unit of the SI system of units, the foot is not a unit of the SI system of units, but it is still used very often (obviously).

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Meters and feet are used to measure length, while seconds and hours are used to measure time.

Their relationships are as follows:

1 foot = 0.3048 m → 1 meter = 1/0.3048 feet = 3.280839 feet

1 hour = 3600 seconds → 1 second = 1/3600 hour

Thus, if we want to convert ft/s to m/s and m/s to ft/s, we can write:

1 foot per second (ft/s) = 0.3048 meters per second (m/s)

1 meter per second (m/s) = 3.280839 feet per second (ft/s)

 These last two formulas allow us to easily convert m/s to ft/s and ft/s to m/s.

Note: 1 foot is defined as being equal to 0.3048 m. It can be easily remembered as 0.305m or feel free to remember and use it as it is defined: 1 ft = 0.3048 m.


 

Feet Per Second to Meters Per Second and Meters Per Second to Feet Per Second Conversion Examples

How many ft/s is 4 m/s?

In order to convert the speed given in meters per second to the speed in feet per second, we can write:

v = 4 m/s = 4 * 3.28 ft/s = 13.12 ft/s

So, 4 m/s is equal to 13.12 ft/s.


How many m/s is 16 ft/s?

In order to convert the speed given in ft/s to the speed given in meters per second, we can write

v = 16 ft/s = 16 * 0.3048 = 4.8768 m/s

So, 16 ft/s is equal to 4.8768 m/s.

 


 

Feet Per Second to Meters Per Second and Meters Per Second to Feet Per Second Conversion Calculator

In order to convert feet per second to meters per second (ft/s to m/s) and meters per second to feet per second (m/s to ft/s), feel free to use this conversion calculator - write the value that You have and click 'Calculate' to convert it:

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Feet Per Second to Meters Per Second and Meters Per Second to Feet Per Second Conversion Charts

Here are some feet per second to meters per second (ft/s to m/s) and meters per second to feet per second (m/s to ft/s) quick conversion charts to aid You with units' conversions:

Feet Per Second (ft/s)
Meters Per Second (m/s)
1.00.3048
2.00.6096
3.00.9144
5.01.524
8.0 2.4384
10.03.048
20.06.096
30.09.144
50.015.24
100.030.48
 
Meters Per Second (m/s)
Feet Per Second (ft/s)
1.03.2808
2.06.5616
3.09.8425
5.016.404
8.026.246
10.032.808
20.065.616
30.098.425
50.0164.04
100.0328.08

 

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