Convert Kilopound Per Square Foot to Pound Per Square Inch (ksf to psi)

In next fields, kindly type your value in the text box under title [ From: ] to convert from kilopound per square foot to pound per square inch (ksf to psi). As you type your value, the answer will be automatically calculated and displayed in the text box under title [ To: ].

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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 Inch (abbreviations: psi, or lb/in2): is a unit of pressure or of stress based on avoirdupois units. It is the pressure resulting from a force of one pound-force applied to an area of one square inch.


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

Example: How many pounds per square inches are equivalent to 37.64 kilopounds per square feet?


As;

1 kilopounds per square feet = 6.9444444444444 pounds per square inches

37.64 kilopounds per square feet = Y pounds per square inches

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

Y equals 37.64 times 6.9444444444444 over 1

(i.e.) Y = 37.64 * 6.9444444444444 / 1 = 261.38888888889 pounds per square inches

Answer is: 261.38888888889 pounds per square inches are equivalent to 37.64 kilopounds per square feet.


Practice Question: Convert the following units into psi:


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

( i ) 63.98 ksf

( ii ) 52.91 ksf

( iii ) 95.22 ksf


References
  • Wikipedia
  • USMA
  • NIST

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