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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: ].

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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 17.3 pounds per linear inches?


As;

1 pounds per linear inches = 0.001 kilopounds per linear inches

17.3 pounds per linear inches = Y kilopounds per linear inches

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

Y equals 17.3 times 0.001 over 1

(i.e.) Y = 17.3 * 0.001 / 1 = 0.0173 kilopounds per linear inches

Answer is: 0.0173 kilopounds per linear inches are equivalent to 17.3 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 ) 92.73 lb/in

( ii ) 97.75 lb/in

( iii ) 45.53 lb/in



References
  • Wikipedia
  • USMA
  • NIST

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