# Convert Kilonewton Per Linear Meter to Pound Per Linear Inch (kn/m to lb/in)

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

**Definitions:**

**Kilonewton Per Linear Meter** (abbreviations: **kN/m, or kNpm**): is a force in kilonewton applied over a unit length in linear meter.

**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 Kilonewtons Per Linear Meters to Pounds Per Linear Inches

*Example: How many pounds per linear inches are equivalent to 2.51 Kilonewtons per linear meters?*

As;

1 Kilonewtons per linear meters = 5.7101484172753 pounds per linear inches

2.51 Kilonewtons per linear meters = Y pounds per linear inches

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

Y equals 2.51 times 5.7101484172753 over 1

(i.e.) Y = 2.51 * 5.7101484172753 / 1 = 14.332472527361 pounds per linear inches

Answer is: 14.332472527361 pounds per linear inches are equivalent to 2.51 Kilonewtons per linear meters.

*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 ) 12.49 kn/m

( ii ) 26.19 kn/m

( iii ) 41.72 kn/m