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

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

**Definitions:**

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

**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 Inches to Kilopounds Per Linear Inches

*Example: How many kilopounds per linear inches are equivalent to 17.34 pounds per linear inches?*

As;

1 pounds per linear inches = 0.001 kilopounds per linear inches

17.34 pounds per linear inches = Y kilopounds per linear inches

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

Y equals 17.34 times 0.001 over 1

(i.e.) Y = 17.34 * 0.001 / 1 = 0.01734 kilopounds per linear inches

Answer is: 0.01734 kilopounds per linear inches are equivalent to 17.34 pounds per linear inches.

*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 ) 82.56 lb/in

( ii ) 11.34 lb/in

( iii ) 83.85 lb/in