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

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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.

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.


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

Example: How many kilopounds per square feet are equivalent to 37.05 kilopounds per square inches?


As;

1 kilopounds per square inches = 144 kilopounds per square feet

37.05 kilopounds per square inches = Y kilopounds per square feet

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

Y equals 37.05 times 144 over 1

(i.e.) Y = 37.05 * 144 / 1 = 5335.2 kilopounds per square feet

Answer is: 5335.2 kilopounds per square feet are equivalent to 37.05 kilopounds per square inches.


Practice Question: Convert the following units into ksf:


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

( i ) 76.38 ksi

( ii ) 99.25 ksi

( iii ) 36.06 ksi


References
  • Wikipedia
  • USMA
  • NIST

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