Convert Pound Per Linear Foot to Tonne Per Linear Meter (lb/ft to t/m)

In next fields, kindly type your value in the text box under title [ From: ] to convert from pound per linear foot to tonne per linear meter (lb/ft to t/m). 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.

Tonne Per Linear Meter (abbreviations: t/m, or tpm): is a force in tonne applied over a unit length in linear meter.


How to Convert Pounds Per Linear Feet to Tonnes Per Linear Meters

Example: How many tonnes per linear meters are equivalent to 38.23 pounds per linear feet?


As;

1 pounds per linear feet = 0.0014881889763779 tonnes per linear meters

38.23 pounds per linear feet = Y tonnes per linear meters

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

Y equals 38.23 times 0.0014881889763779 over 1

(i.e.) Y = 38.23 * 0.0014881889763779 / 1 = 0.056893464566929 tonnes per linear meters

Answer is: 0.056893464566929 tonnes per linear meters are equivalent to 38.23 pounds per linear feet.


Practice Question: Convert the following units into t/m:


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

( i ) 14.81 lb/ft

( ii ) 64.03 lb/ft

( iii ) 19.04 lb/ft


References
  • Wikipedia
  • USMA
  • NIST

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