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

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

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


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

Example: How many pounds per linear inches are equivalent to 56.99 pounds per linear feet?


As;

1 pounds per linear feet = 0.083333333333333 pounds per linear inches

56.99 pounds per linear feet = Y pounds per linear inches

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

Y equals 56.99 times 0.083333333333333 over 1

(i.e.) Y = 56.99 * 0.083333333333333 / 1 = 4.7491666666667 pounds per linear inches

Answer is: 4.7491666666667 pounds per linear inches are equivalent to 56.99 pounds per linear feet.


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


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

( i ) 35.21 lb/ft

( ii ) 5.55 lb/ft

( iii ) 38.55 lb/ft



References
  • Wikipedia
  • USMA
  • NIST

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