Knot is speed unit, symbol: [kn]. Definition of 1 knot ≡ 1852 m / 1 h. International knot is a speed equivalent to nautical mile (1852 m) per hour. The speed unit used in the field of shipping and aviation.. Compared to metre per second, knot is smaller unit.
• 1 [kn] = (exactly) `1852/3600` [m/s] = `5.14444444444444*10^-01` [m/s]
• 1 [m/s] = (exactly) `3600/1852` [kn] = 1.9438444924406 [kn]
Multiply convert of knot to common speed units:[kn]
Speed units sort by name in ABC order
Bartlett, Tim (July 2008) . RYA Navigation Handbook. Southampton: Royal Yachting Association.