Revolutions Per Minute to Kilohertz Conversion

Enter the frequency in revolutions per minute below to get the value converted to kilohertz.

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1 RPM = 1.6667E-5 kHZ
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How to Convert Revolutions Per Minute to Kilohertz

To convert a revolution per minute measurement to a kilohertz measurement, divide the frequency by the conversion ratio.

Since one kilohertz is equal to 60,000 revolutions per minute, you can use this simple formula to convert:

kilohertz = revolutions per minute ÷ 60,000

The frequency in kilohertz is equal to the revolutions per minute divided by 60,000.

For example, here's how to convert 50,000 revolutions per minute to kilohertz using the formula above.
50,000 RPM = (50,000 ÷ 60,000) = 0.833333 kHZ

Revolutions per minute and kilohertz are both units used to measure frequency. Keep reading to learn more about each unit of measure.

Revolutions Per Minute

Revolutions per minute are a measure of the number of turns, or revolutions, that occur per minute.

Revolutions per minute can be abbreviated as RPM, and are also sometimes abbreviated as rev/min or r/min. For example, 1 revolution per minute can be written as 1 RPM, 1 rev/min, or 1 r/min.

Revolutions per minute can be expressed using the formula: RPM = RevolutionsTimem


Kilohertz is a measure of frequency equal to one thousand cycles per second.

The kilohertz is a multiple of the hertz, which is the SI derived unit for frequency. In the metric system, "kilo" is the prefix for 103. Kilohertz can be abbreviated as kHZ; for example, 1 kilohertz can be written as 1 kHZ.

Revolution Per Minute to Kilohertz Conversion Table

Revolution per minute measurements converted to kilohertz
Revolutions Per Minute Kilohertz
1 RPM 0.000016667 kHZ
2 RPM 0.000033333 kHZ
3 RPM 0.00005 kHZ
4 RPM 0.000066667 kHZ
5 RPM 0.000083333 kHZ
6 RPM 0.0001 kHZ
7 RPM 0.000117 kHZ
8 RPM 0.000133 kHZ
9 RPM 0.00015 kHZ
10 RPM 0.000167 kHZ
100 RPM 0.001667 kHZ
1,000 RPM 0.016667 kHZ
10,000 RPM 0.166667 kHZ
100,000 RPM 1.6667 kHZ