Convert Kilopound Per Linear Foot to Pound Per Linear Inch (kips/ft to lb/in)

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

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Kilopound Per Linear Foot (abbreviation: kips/ft): is a force in kilopounds applied over a unit length in linear foot.

Pound Per Linear Inch (abbreviations: lb/in, or ppi): is a force in pounds applied over a unit length in linear inch.


How to Convert Kilopounds Per Linear Feet to Pounds Per Linear Inches

Example: How many pounds per linear inches are equivalent to 37.77 kilopounds per linear feet?


As;

1 kilopounds per linear feet = 83.333333333333 pounds per linear inches

37.77 kilopounds per linear feet = Y pounds per linear inches

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

Y equals 37.77 times 83.333333333333 over 1

(i.e.) Y = 37.77 * 83.333333333333 / 1 = 3147.5 pounds per linear inches

Answer is: 3147.5 pounds per linear inches are equivalent to 37.77 kilopounds per linear feet.


Practice Question: Convert the following units into lb/in:


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

( i ) 87.14 kips/ft

( ii ) 21.29 kips/ft

( iii ) 21.44 kips/ft


References
  • Wikipedia
  • USMA
  • NIST

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