RPM Full Form is Revolutions per minute. This is represented as rev/min, or r/min, or rpm. It is a measure that represents the frequency of rotation or revolution in one minute. This is specific to the rotations around fixed axis per minute. It is a measure of a mechanical component. In French, RPM is represented as tr/min or tours per minute. In German, the same is represented as u/min or Umdrehungen pro minute.
Some of the typical examples where RPM is used for measurement are: (1). A Flywheel energy storage system speed is 6000 to 200000 rpm (2). A floppy disc speed is approximately 300rpm to 360rpm (3). Gas turbine engine speed is in tens of thousands of rpm