Convert Pound Per Cubic Foot to Slug Per Cubic Foot (lb/ft3 to slug/ft3)

In next fields, kindly type your value in the text box under title [ From: ] to convert from pound per cubic foot to slug per cubic foot (lb/ft3 to slug/ft3). As you type your value, the answer will be automatically calculated and displayed in the text box under title [ To: ].

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Pound Per Cubic Foot (abbreviations: lb/ft3, or ppf3): is a unit of density, defined by mass in pound divided by volume in cubic foot

Slug Per Cubic Foot (abbreviations: slug/ft3, or slugpf3): is a unit of density, defined by mass in slug divided by volume in cubic foot


How to Convert Pounds Per Cubic Feet to Slugs Per Cubic Feet

Example: How many slugs per cubic feet are equivalent to 18.39 pounds per cubic feet?


As;

1 pounds per cubic feet = 0.03108 slugs per cubic feet

18.39 pounds per cubic feet = Y slugs per cubic feet

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

Y equals 18.39 times 0.03108 over 1

(i.e.) Y = 18.39 * 0.03108 / 1 = 0.5715612 slugs per cubic feet

Answer is: 0.5715612 slugs per cubic feet are equivalent to 18.39 pounds per cubic feet.


Practice Question: Convert the following units into slug/ft3:


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

( i ) 46.88 lb/ft3

( ii ) 59.65 lb/ft3

( iii ) 29.44 lb/ft3



References
  • Wikipedia
  • USMA
  • NIST

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