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

In next fields, kindly type your value in the text box under title [ From: ] to convert from pound per linear foot to kilopound per linear foot (lb/ft to kips/ft). 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 Linear Foot (abbreviations: lb/ft, or ppf): is a force in pounds applied over a unit length in linear foot.

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

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

### Example: How many kilopounds per linear feet are equivalent to 47.97 pounds per linear feet?

As;

1 pounds per linear feet = 0.001 kilopounds per linear feet

47.97 pounds per linear feet = Y kilopounds per linear feet

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

Y equals 47.97 times 0.001 over 1

(i.e.) Y = 47.97 * 0.001 / 1 = 0.04797 kilopounds per linear feet

Answer is: 0.04797 kilopounds per linear feet are equivalent to 47.97 pounds per linear feet.

### Practice Question: Convert the following units into kips/ft:

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

( i ) 67.09 lb/ft

( ii ) 99.91 lb/ft

( iii ) 64.35 lb/ft

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