How to Convert Conductivity Units

••• Jupiterimages/ Images

The SI units for conductivity are siemens per meter (S/m). A siemen is the reciprocal of an ohm, sometimes referred as a “mho.” Conductivity is a function of the inverse of the unit for resistance because conductivity is defined as the reciprocal of resistivity. Conductivity is the measure of the quality of a substance to conduct electricity. It is a general term, measuring the quality of a substance, as opposed to a specific conductor’s ability to conduct. Sometimes, conductivity is written micro-siemens per centimeter. However, you may need it in SI units to use a table or calculator in S/m.

    Acquire the conductivity measurement in micro-siemens per centimeter, presumably by measurement with lab equipment.

    Multiply the number by 100 to convert it to micro-siemens per meter.

    Divide the result of Step 2 by 1,000,000 to convert it to siemens per meter.

    In total, the net calculation is to divide the number of micro-siemens per centimeter by 10,000. To find micro-siemens per centimeter from siemens per meter, multiply by 10,000 instead of dividing.

Related Articles

How to Convert Metric Tons to Cubic Meters
How to Convert Specific Conductivity to Salinity
How to Test Electrical Conductivity
How to Convert Tds to Conductivity
How to Convert Micrograms to Micromoles
How to Convert 1 Gram to Liters
How to Calculate 30 KW to Amps
How to Convert Metric U Value to Imperial R Value
How to Convert Parts Per Million to Conductivity
How to Calculate a T-Statistic
How to Convert Centimeters to Meters
How to Convert Gallons, Quarts, Pints and Cups
How to Calculate the Percent Weight Per Volume
How to Calculate Metric Conversions
How to Calculate the Square Meters in a Triangle
How to Convert mW to mA
How to Calculate Conductivity Due to Concentration
How to Convert Grams Per Meter Squared to Pounds Per...
How to Convert Ng/Ml to IU

Dont Go!

We Have More Great Sciencing Articles!