**Definitions:**

**Pound Inch** (abbreviations: **lb.in, or lb in, or pound.inch**): is the moment of force in pound times the distance between reference and application points in inch.

**Kilonewton.meter** (abbreviations: **KN.m, or kn m**): is the moment of force in kilonewton times the distance between reference and application points in meter.

## How to Convert Pound Inches to Kilonewton Meters

*Example: How many kilonewton meters are equivalent to 12.52 pound inches?*

As;

1 pound inches = 0.00011298480043059 kilonewton meters

12.52 pound inches = Y kilonewton meters

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

Y equals 12.52 times 0.00011298480043059 over 1

(i.e.) Y = 12.52 * 0.00011298480043059 / 1 = 0.0014145697013909 kilonewton meters

Answer is: 0.0014145697013909 kilonewton meters are equivalent to 12.52 pound inches.

*Practice Question: Convert the following units into kn.m:*

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

( i ) 33.58 lb.in

( ii ) 24.63 lb.in

( iii ) 17.17 lb.in