rpm to g?

Martin Maurer martin.maurer at pio1.uni-heidelberg.de
Thu Apr 20 08:25:24 EST 2000

To convert rcf (relative centrifugation force = "g") to rpm (revolutions per
minute) or vice versa apply this formula:
rcf = 11,18 * r * (rpm/1000)^2
found in Hermle centrifugation catalogue.
Dr. med. Martin H. Maurer
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der Universität Heidelberg
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"Chong Wai Yin( Zhang Weixian)" schrieb:

> Hi, does anyone know how to convert rpm (rounds per minute) to g (gravity)?
> eg. 14000rpm = ?g
> --
> Chong Wai Yin, Kelvin
> Zhang Weixian
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