Cubic meters per second (m3/s) | Kilolitres per second (kl/s) |
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0 | 0 |
1 | 1 |
2 | 2 |
3 | 3 |
4 | 4 |
5 | 5 |
6 | 6 |
7 | 7 |
8 | 8 |
9 | 9 |
10 | 10 |
20 | 20 |
30 | 30 |
40 | 40 |
50 | 50 |
60 | 60 |
70 | 70 |
80 | 80 |
90 | 90 |
100 | 100 |
1000 | 1000 |
To convert cubic meters per second (m³/s) to kiloliters per second (kL/s), you need to understand the relationship between these two units. Both of them measure volume flow rate, and they are directly equivalent:
1 cubic meter (m³) = 1 kiloliter (kL)
This means that 1 m³/s is equal to 1 kL/s. Therefore, the conversion is straightforward.
$\text{1 m³/s} = \text{1 kL/s}$
River Discharge: Large rivers often have significant flow rates. For example, the Amazon River has an average discharge of about 209,000 cubic meters per second (m³/s) at its mouth.
Water Treatment Facilities: A large water treatment plant might process around 3 cubic meters per second of water. This means the facility is handling 3 kiloliters per second (kL/s).
Hydroelectric Dam Flow: The flow rate of water through the turbines in a hydroelectric dam can be substantial. For instance, the Hoover Dam on the Colorado River has a flow rate of about 1,050 m³/s at full capacity.
Fire Hoses: A high-performance fire hose can have a flow rate of around 0.01 to 0.05 m³/s, equivalent to 10 to 50 liters per second.
Municipal Water Supply: A typical municipal water supply might deliver around 1 m³/s to a medium-sized city, which is equivalent to 1 kL/s.
Understanding these conversions and real-world applications can help you grasp the scale at which different systems and natural phenomena operate.
See below section for step by step unit conversion with formulas and explanations. Please refer to the table below for a list of all the Kilolitres per second to other unit conversions.
Cubic meeters per second measures amount of fluid passes though a cross-sectional area. In short, it measures flow rate.
Flow rate can be calculated using following formula:
$Q = \frac{V}{t} = \frac{A*d}{t}$
$Q$ - Flow rate
$V$ - Volume (Cubic meters)
$t$ - Time in seconds
$A$ - Cross-sectional area
$d$ - Distance the fluid traveled during the time $t$
For more in-depth understanding of the flow rate read Flow Rate and Its Relation to Velocity from LibreTexts Physics website.
A unit of measurement!
Kiloliters per second (kL/s or kL/sec) is a unit of flow rate, which measures the volume of fluid (such as water or liquid chemicals) that flows through a given area in one second.
To break it down:
So, if you're discussing water treatment or industrial processes, kiloliters per second might be used to express the rate at which a liquid flows through a pipe or system. For example: "The pumping station is delivering 5 kL/s of water to the nearby reservoir."
Convert 1 m3/s to other units | Result |
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Cubic meters per second to Cubic Millimeters per second (m3/s to mm3/s) | 1000000000 |
Cubic meters per second to Cubic Centimeters per second (m3/s to cm3/s) | 1000000 |
Cubic meters per second to Millilitres per second (m3/s to ml/s) | 1000000 |
Cubic meters per second to Centilitres per second (m3/s to cl/s) | 100000 |
Cubic meters per second to Decilitres per second (m3/s to dl/s) | 10000 |
Cubic meters per second to Litres per second (m3/s to l/s) | 1000 |
Cubic meters per second to Litres per minute (m3/s to l/min) | 60000 |
Cubic meters per second to Litres per hour (m3/s to l/h) | 3600000 |
Cubic meters per second to Kilolitres per second (m3/s to kl/s) | 1 |
Cubic meters per second to Kilolitres per minute (m3/s to kl/min) | 60 |
Cubic meters per second to Kilolitres per hour (m3/s to kl/h) | 3600 |
Cubic meters per second to Cubic meters per minute (m3/s to m3/min) | 60 |
Cubic meters per second to Cubic meters per hour (m3/s to m3/h) | 3600 |
Cubic meters per second to Cubic kilometers per second (m3/s to km3/s) | 1e-9 |
Cubic meters per second to Teaspoons per second (m3/s to tsp/s) | 202884.1362 |
Cubic meters per second to Tablespoons per second (m3/s to Tbs/s) | 67628.0454 |
Cubic meters per second to Cubic inches per second (m3/s to in3/s) | 61024.025374023 |
Cubic meters per second to Cubic inches per minute (m3/s to in3/min) | 3661441.5224414 |
Cubic meters per second to Cubic inches per hour (m3/s to in3/h) | 219686491.34648 |
Cubic meters per second to Fluid Ounces per second (m3/s to fl-oz/s) | 33814.0227 |
Cubic meters per second to Fluid Ounces per minute (m3/s to fl-oz/min) | 2028841.362 |
Cubic meters per second to Fluid Ounces per hour (m3/s to fl-oz/h) | 121730481.72 |
Cubic meters per second to Cups per second (m3/s to cup/s) | 4226.7528375 |
Cubic meters per second to Pints per second (m3/s to pnt/s) | 2113.37641875 |
Cubic meters per second to Pints per minute (m3/s to pnt/min) | 126802.585125 |
Cubic meters per second to Pints per hour (m3/s to pnt/h) | 7608155.1075 |
Cubic meters per second to Quarts per second (m3/s to qt/s) | 1056.688209375 |
Cubic meters per second to Gallons per second (m3/s to gal/s) | 264.17205234375 |
Cubic meters per second to Gallons per minute (m3/s to gal/min) | 15850.323140625 |
Cubic meters per second to Gallons per hour (m3/s to gal/h) | 951019.3884375 |
Cubic meters per second to Cubic feet per second (m3/s to ft3/s) | 35.314684921034 |
Cubic meters per second to Cubic feet per minute (m3/s to ft3/min) | 2118.8810952621 |
Cubic meters per second to Cubic feet per hour (m3/s to ft3/h) | 127132.86571572 |
Cubic meters per second to Cubic yards per second (m3/s to yd3/s) | 1.3079493708587 |
Cubic meters per second to Cubic yards per minute (m3/s to yd3/min) | 78.476962251525 |
Cubic meters per second to Cubic yards per hour (m3/s to yd3/h) | 4708.6177350915 |