µGal to am/s² converter

µGalmicrogalam/s²attometre per second squaredAcceleration

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µGal
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[Value of am/s²] = [Value of µGal] * 10000000000
[Value of µGal] = [Value of am/s²] / 10000000000

µGal(microgal)

A microgal (µGal) is a unit of acceleration used primarily in the field of geophysics and geodesy. It is named after the scientist Galileo Galilei and is a derived unit of the "gal", which is a CGS (centimeter-gram-second) unit. 1 gal is equal to 1 centimeter per second squared (cm/s²), and a microgal is equal to one-millionth of a gal or 10^-6 gals. As a result, 1 µGal is equal to 10^-8 meters per second squared (m/s²).

In geophysics, the unit µGal is essential to measure extremely small variations in the Earth's gravitational field, often referred to as gravity anomalies. These small changes can be associated with changes in the densities of rocks or the shape and structure of the Earth. This kind of measurement is essential to understand geological structures, to monitor volcanoes, to estimate mass changes in glacial areas or to prospect for natural resources like oil and minerals.

In summary, a microgal (µGal) is a small unit of acceleration used to quantify and analyze small variations in the Earth's gravitational field in geophysics, geodesy, and related disciplines.

am/s²(attometre per second squared)

In the field of Acceleration, unit am/s² (attometer per second squared) is a derived unit of acceleration in the International System of Units (SI). An attometer is a very small unit of length, equivalent to 10^-18 meters (one quintillionth of a meter), and acceleration, as it's usually measured, is the rate at which an object changes its velocity over time.

So, when we express acceleration in unit am/s², it means that an object is accelerating at a rate of 1 attometer per second squared, which means its velocity is changing by 1 attometer per second for each second that passes. In other words, the object's velocity increases by 1 attometer per second every second, and this unit is used to quantify very small changes in acceleration, which can be related to nano or microscopic phenomena.

µGal and am/s² Conversion Mapping Table
µGal am/s²
11.000000E+10
22.000000E+10
33.000000E+10
44.000000E+10
55.000000E+10
66.000000E+10
77.000000E+10
88.000000E+10
99.000000E+10
101.000000E+11
202.000000E+11
252.500000E+11
505.000000E+11
1001.000000E+12
2002.000000E+12
2502.500000E+12
5005.000000E+12
10001.000000E+13
20002.000000E+13
25002.500000E+13
50005.000000E+13
100001.000000E+14
am/s² µGal
11.000000E-10
22.000000E-10
33.000000E-10
44.000000E-10
55.000000E-10
66.000000E-10
77.000000E-10
88.000000E-10
99.000000E-10
101.000000E-9
202.000000E-9
252.500000E-9
505.000000E-9
1001.000000E-8
2002.000000E-8
2502.500000E-8
5005.000000E-8
10001.000000E-7
20002.000000E-7
25002.500000E-7
50005.000000E-7
100001.000000E-6