Unit Converter

Conversion formula

The conversion factor from feet per second to knots is 0.59248380129641, which means that 1 foot per second is equal to 0.59248380129641 knots:

1 ft/s = 0.59248380129641 kt

To convert 173 feet per second into knots we have to multiply 173 by the conversion factor in order to get the velocity amount from feet per second to knots. We can also form a simple proportion to calculate the result:

1 ft/s → 0.59248380129641 kt

173 ft/s → V(kt)

Solve the above proportion to obtain the velocity V in knots:

V(kt) = 173 ft/s × 0.59248380129641 kt

V(kt) = 102.49969762428 kt

The final result is:

173 ft/s → 102.49969762428 kt

We conclude that 173 feet per second is equivalent to 102.49969762428 knots:

173 feet per second = 102.49969762428 knots

Alternative conversion

We can also convert by utilizing the inverse value of the conversion factor. In this case 1 knot is equal to 0.009756126341617 × 173 feet per second.

Another way is saying that 173 feet per second is equal to 1 ÷ 0.009756126341617 knots.

Approximate result

For practical purposes we can round our final result to an approximate numerical value. We can say that one hundred seventy-three feet per second is approximately one hundred two point five knots:

173 ft/s ≅ 102.5 kt

An alternative is also that one knot is approximately zero point zero one times one hundred seventy-three feet per second.

Conversion table

feet per second to knots chart

For quick reference purposes, below is the conversion table you can use to convert from feet per second to knots

feet per second (ft/s) knots (kt)
174 feet per second 103.092 knots
175 feet per second 103.685 knots
176 feet per second 104.277 knots
177 feet per second 104.87 knots
178 feet per second 105.462 knots
179 feet per second 106.055 knots
180 feet per second 106.647 knots
181 feet per second 107.24 knots
182 feet per second 107.832 knots
183 feet per second 108.425 knots