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 4.7 feet per second into knots we have to multiply 4.7 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

4.7 ft/s → V(kt)

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

V(kt) = 4.7 ft/s × 0.59248380129641 kt

V(kt) = 2.7846738660931 kt

The final result is:

4.7 ft/s → 2.7846738660931 kt

We conclude that 4.7 feet per second is equivalent to 2.7846738660931 knots:

4.7 feet per second = 2.7846738660931 knots

Alternative conversion

We can also convert by utilizing the inverse value of the conversion factor. In this case 1 knot is equal to 0.35910848023399 × 4.7 feet per second.

Another way is saying that 4.7 feet per second is equal to 1 ÷ 0.35910848023399 knots.

Approximate result

For practical purposes we can round our final result to an approximate numerical value. We can say that four point seven feet per second is approximately two point seven eight five knots:

4.7 ft/s ≅ 2.785 kt

An alternative is also that one knot is approximately zero point three five nine times four point seven 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)
5.7 feet per second 3.377 knots
6.7 feet per second 3.97 knots
7.7 feet per second 4.562 knots
8.7 feet per second 5.155 knots
9.7 feet per second 5.747 knots
10.7 feet per second 6.34 knots
11.7 feet per second 6.932 knots
12.7 feet per second 7.525 knots
13.7 feet per second 8.117 knots
14.7 feet per second 8.71 knots