Kiloampere Conversion Calculator

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What Is a Kiloampere?

A kiloampere is a unit used to measure electric current.

The kiloampere is a multiple of the ampere, which is the SI base unit for electric current. In the metric system, "kilo" is the prefix for thousands, or 103. A kiloampere is sometimes also referred to as a kiloamp. Kiloamperes can be abbreviated as kA; for example, 1 kiloampere can be written as 1 kA.

How Much Is a Kiloampere?

One kiloampere is equal to 1,000 amperes, which are the electrical current equal to the flow of one coulomb per second.

How to Convert Kiloamperes

To convert kiloamperes to another unit of electric current, you need to multiply the value by a conversion factor. A conversion factor is a numerical value used to change the units of a measurement without changing the value.[1]

You can find the conversion factors for kiloamperes in the conversion table below.

Then, multiply the electric current measurement by the conversion factor to find the equivalent value in the desired unit of measurement.

kiloamperes × conversion factor = result

You can also use a calculator, such as one of the converters below, for the conversion.

Kiloampere Conversion Table

Common kiloampere values and equivalent imperial and metric electric current measurements
kiloamperes amperes milliamperes megaamperes biots abamperes statamperes coulombs per second
1 kA 1,000 A 1,000,000 mA 0.001 MA 100 Bi 100 abA 299,792,453,684 statA 1,000 C/s
2 kA 2,000 A 2,000,000 mA 0.002 MA 200 Bi 200 abA 599,584,907,369 statA 2,000 C/s
3 kA 3,000 A 3,000,000 mA 0.003 MA 300 Bi 300 abA 899,377,361,053 statA 3,000 C/s
4 kA 4,000 A 4,000,000 mA 0.004 MA 400 Bi 400 abA 1,199,169,814,737 statA 4,000 C/s
5 kA 5,000 A 5,000,000 mA 0.005 MA 500 Bi 500 abA 1,498,962,268,422 statA 5,000 C/s
6 kA 6,000 A 6,000,000 mA 0.006 MA 600 Bi 600 abA 1,798,754,722,106 statA 6,000 C/s
7 kA 7,000 A 7,000,000 mA 0.007 MA 700 Bi 700 abA 2,098,547,175,790 statA 7,000 C/s
8 kA 8,000 A 8,000,000 mA 0.008 MA 800 Bi 800 abA 2,398,339,629,475 statA 8,000 C/s
9 kA 9,000 A 9,000,000 mA 0.009 MA 900 Bi 900 abA 2,698,132,083,159 statA 9,000 C/s
10 kA 10,000 A 10,000,000 mA 0.01 MA 1,000 Bi 1,000 abA 2,997,924,536,843 statA 10,000 C/s
11 kA 11,000 A 11,000,000 mA 0.011 MA 1,100 Bi 1,100 abA 3,297,716,990,528 statA 11,000 C/s
12 kA 12,000 A 12,000,000 mA 0.012 MA 1,200 Bi 1,200 abA 3,597,509,444,212 statA 12,000 C/s
13 kA 13,000 A 13,000,000 mA 0.013 MA 1,300 Bi 1,300 abA 3,897,301,897,896 statA 13,000 C/s
14 kA 14,000 A 14,000,000 mA 0.014 MA 1,400 Bi 1,400 abA 4,197,094,351,580 statA 14,000 C/s
15 kA 15,000 A 15,000,000 mA 0.015 MA 1,500 Bi 1,500 abA 4,496,886,805,265 statA 15,000 C/s
16 kA 16,000 A 16,000,000 mA 0.016 MA 1,600 Bi 1,600 abA 4,796,679,258,949 statA 16,000 C/s
17 kA 17,000 A 17,000,000 mA 0.017 MA 1,700 Bi 1,700 abA 5,096,471,712,633 statA 17,000 C/s
18 kA 18,000 A 18,000,000 mA 0.018 MA 1,800 Bi 1,800 abA 5,396,264,166,318 statA 18,000 C/s
19 kA 19,000 A 19,000,000 mA 0.019 MA 1,900 Bi 1,900 abA 5,696,056,620,002 statA 19,000 C/s
20 kA 20,000 A 20,000,000 mA 0.02 MA 2,000 Bi 2,000 abA 5,995,849,073,686 statA 20,000 C/s

Kiloampere Conversion Calculators

You can also convert electric current using one of our kiloampere converters below.

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References

  1. National Institute of Standards & Technology, Unit Conversion, https://www.nist.gov/pml/owm/metric-si/unit-conversion

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