**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.

**Ton Meter** (abbreviations: **t.m, or tm, or ton.meter**): is the moment of force in ton times the distance between reference and application points in meter.

## How to Convert Pound Inches to Ton.meters

*Example: How many ton.meters are equivalent to 51.96 pound inches?*

As;

1 pound inches = 1.152144E-5 ton.meters

51.96 pound inches = Y ton.meters

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

Y equals 51.96 times 1.152144E-5 over 1

(i.e.) Y = 51.96 * 1.152144E-5 / 1 = 0.0005986540224 ton.meters

Answer is: 0.0005986540224 ton.meters are equivalent to 51.96 pound inches.

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

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

( i ) 5.26 lb.in

( ii ) 23.95 lb.in

( iii ) 3 lb.in