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

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 inch (lb/ft to kips/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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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 Inch (abbreviation: kips/in): is a force in kilopounds applied over a unit length in linear inch.


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

Example: How many kilopounds per linear inches are equivalent to 24.6 pounds per linear feet?


As;

1 pounds per linear feet = 8.3333333333333E-5 kilopounds per linear inches

24.6 pounds per linear feet = Y kilopounds per linear inches

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

Y equals 24.6 times 8.3333333333333E-5 over 1

(i.e.) Y = 24.6 * 8.3333333333333E-5 / 1 = 0.00205 kilopounds per linear inches

Answer is: 0.00205 kilopounds per linear inches are equivalent to 24.6 pounds per linear feet.


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


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

( i ) 5.25 lb/ft

( ii ) 79.25 lb/ft

( iii ) 99.13 lb/ft



References
  • Wikipedia
  • USMA
  • NIST

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