**Definitions:**

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

**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 Tonnes Per Linear Meters to Pounds Per Linear Inches

*Example: How many pounds per linear inches are equivalent to 45.53 tonnes per linear meters?*

As;

1 tonnes per linear meters = 55.996472663139 pounds per linear inches

45.53 tonnes per linear meters = Y pounds per linear inches

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

Y equals 45.53 times 55.996472663139 over 1

(i.e.) Y = 45.53 * 55.996472663139 / 1 = 2549.5194003527 pounds per linear inches

Answer is: 2549.5194003527 pounds per linear inches are equivalent to 45.53 tonnes per linear meters.

*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 ) 19.67 t/m

( ii ) 92.83 t/m

( iii ) 20.12 t/m