Knot

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]


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Bartlett, Tim (July 2008) [2003]. RYA Navigation Handbook. Southampton: Royal Yachting Association.

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