Convert Kilopound Per Square Foot to Pound Per Square Foot (ksf to psf)

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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.

Pound Per Square Foot (abbreviations: psf, or lb/ft2): is a British (Imperial) and American pressure unit which is directly related to the psi pressure unit by a factor of 144 (1 sq ft = 12 in x 12 in = 144 sq in). Where, 1 pound per square foot equals 47.8803 pascals.


How to Convert Kilopounds Per Square Feet to Pounds Per Square Feet

Example: How many pounds per square feet are equivalent to 53.84 kilopounds per square feet?


As;

1 kilopounds per square feet = 1000 pounds per square feet

53.84 kilopounds per square feet = Y pounds per square feet

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

Y equals 53.84 times 1000 over 1

(i.e.) Y = 53.84 * 1000 / 1 = 53840 pounds per square feet

Answer is: 53840 pounds per square feet are equivalent to 53.84 kilopounds per square feet.


Practice Question: Convert the following units into psf:


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

( i ) 87.25 ksf

( ii ) 16.34 ksf

( iii ) 81.13 ksf


References
  • Wikipedia
  • USMA
  • NIST

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