Convert Pound Foot to Kilopound Foot (lb.ft to kips.ft)

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Pound Foot (abbreviations: lb.ft, or lb ft, or pound.foot): is the moment of force in pound times the distance between reference and application points in foot.

Kilopound Foot (abbreviations: kips.ft, or kips ft, or kip ft, or kilopound.foot): is the moment of force in kilopound times the distance between reference and application points in foot.


How to Convert Pound Feet to Kilopound Feet

Example: How many kilopound feet are equivalent to 50.43 pound feet?


As;

1 pound feet = 0.001 kilopound feet

50.43 pound feet = Y kilopound feet

Assuming Y is the answer, and by criss-cross principle;

Y equals 50.43 times 0.001 over 1

(i.e.) Y = 50.43 * 0.001 / 1 = 0.05043 kilopound feet

Answer is: 0.05043 kilopound feet are equivalent to 50.43 pound feet.


Practice Question: Convert the following units into kips.ft:


N.B.: After working out the answer to each of the next questions, click adjacent button to see the correct answer.

( i ) 52.19 lb.ft

( ii ) 86.42 lb.ft

( iii ) 52.67 lb.ft



References
  • Wikipedia
  • USMA
  • NIST

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