Convert Kilopound Per Square Foot to Kilopound Per Square Inch (ksf to ksi)

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Kilopound Per Square Foot (abbreviations: ksf, or kips/ft2): is a British (Imperial) and American pressure unit which is directly related to the ksi pressure unit by a factor of 144 (1 sq ft = 12 in x 12 in = 144 sq in). Where, 1 kilopound per square foot equals 47.8803 kilopascals.

Kilopound Per Square Inch (abbreviations: ksi, or kips/in2): is a unit of pressure or of stress based on avoirdupois units. It is the pressure resulting from a force of one kilopound-force applied to an area of one square inch.


How to Convert Kilopounds Per Square Feet to Kilopounds Per Square Inches

Example: How many kilopounds per square inches are equivalent to 74.2 kilopounds per square feet?


As;

1 kilopounds per square feet = 0.0069444444444444 kilopounds per square inches

74.2 kilopounds per square feet = Y kilopounds per square inches

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

Y equals 74.2 times 0.0069444444444444 over 1

(i.e.) Y = 74.2 * 0.0069444444444444 / 1 = 0.51527777777777 kilopounds per square inches

Answer is: 0.51527777777777 kilopounds per square inches are equivalent to 74.2 kilopounds per square feet.


Practice Question: Convert the following units into ksi:


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

( i ) 56.61 ksf

( ii ) 76.1 ksf

( iii ) 65.46 ksf


References
  • Wikipedia
  • USMA
  • NIST

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