Convert Speed Of Sound to Feet Per Second

Enter the speed in speed of sound below to get the value converted to feet per second.

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1 sound = 1,125.328084 ft/s

How to Convert Speed Of Sound to Feet Per Second

Speedometers are used in vehicles to measure speed

To convert a speed of sound measurement to a foot per second measurement, multiply the speed by the conversion ratio. One speed of sound is equal to 1,125.328084 feet per second, so use this simple formula to convert:

feet per second = speed of sound × 1,125.328084

The speed in feet per second is equal to the speed of sound multiplied by 1,125.328084.

For example, here's how to convert 5 speed of sound to feet per second using the formula above.
5 sound = (5 × 1,125.328084) = 5,626.64042 ft/s

Speed of sound and feet per second are both units used to measure speed. Keep reading to learn more about each unit of measure.

Speed Of Sound

The speed of sound is the distance a sound wave travels through an elastic medium. The speed of sound through air at 20 °C is equal to 343 meters per second, or roughly 767 miles per hour.

Speed of sound can be abbreviated as sound, for example 1 speed of sound can be written as 1 sound.

Feet Per Second

Feet per second are a measurement of speed expressing the distance travelled in feet in one second.

The foot per second is a US customary and imperial unit of speed. Feet per second can be abbreviated as ft/s, and are also sometimes abbreviated as ft/sec or fps. For example, 1 foot per second can be written as 1 ft/s, 1 ft/sec, or 1 fps.

Feet per second can be expressed using the formula:
vft/s = dfttsec

The velocity in feet per second is equal to the distance in feet divided by time in seconds.

Speed Of Sound Measurements and Equivalent Foot Per Second Conversions

Common speed of sound values converted to the equivalent foot per second value
Speed Of Sound Feet Per Second
1 sound 1,125 ft/s
2 sound 2,251 ft/s
3 sound 3,376 ft/s
4 sound 4,501 ft/s
5 sound 5,627 ft/s
6 sound 6,752 ft/s
7 sound 7,877 ft/s
8 sound 9,003 ft/s
9 sound 10,128 ft/s
10 sound 11,253 ft/s
11 sound 12,379 ft/s
12 sound 13,504 ft/s
13 sound 14,629 ft/s
14 sound 15,755 ft/s
15 sound 16,880 ft/s
16 sound 18,005 ft/s
17 sound 19,131 ft/s
18 sound 20,256 ft/s
19 sound 21,381 ft/s
20 sound 22,507 ft/s
21 sound 23,632 ft/s
22 sound 24,757 ft/s
23 sound 25,883 ft/s
24 sound 27,008 ft/s
25 sound 28,133 ft/s
26 sound 29,259 ft/s
27 sound 30,384 ft/s
28 sound 31,509 ft/s
29 sound 32,635 ft/s
30 sound 33,760 ft/s
31 sound 34,885 ft/s
32 sound 36,010 ft/s
33 sound 37,136 ft/s
34 sound 38,261 ft/s
35 sound 39,386 ft/s
36 sound 40,512 ft/s
37 sound 41,637 ft/s
38 sound 42,762 ft/s
39 sound 43,888 ft/s
40 sound 45,013 ft/s

More Speed Of Sound Speed Conversions

Convert to Knots
1 sound is equal to 666.738661 knots
Convert to Mach Number
1 sound is equal to Mach 1
Convert to Speed Of Light
1 sound is equal to 1.1441E-6 speed of light
Convert to Miles Per Hour
1 sound is equal to 767.269148 miles per hour
Convert to Kilometers Per Second
1 sound is equal to 0.343 kilometers per second
Convert to Kilometers Per Hour
1 sound is equal to 1,234.8 kilometers per hour
Convert to Meters Per Second
1 sound is equal to 343 meters per second
Convert to Centimeters Per Second
1 sound is equal to 34,300 centimeters per second