Convert Kilopound Per Square Inch to Pound Per Square Inch (ksi to psi)

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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.

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 Inches to Pounds Per Square Inches

Example: How many pounds per square inches are equivalent to 97.41 kilopounds per square inches?


As;

1 kilopounds per square inches = 1000 pounds per square inches

97.41 kilopounds per square inches = Y pounds per square inches

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

Y equals 97.41 times 1000 over 1

(i.e.) Y = 97.41 * 1000 / 1 = 97410 pounds per square inches

Answer is: 97410 pounds per square inches are equivalent to 97.41 kilopounds per square inches.


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 ) 39.79 ksi

( ii ) 84.49 ksi

( iii ) 12.89 ksi


References
  • Wikipedia
  • USMA
  • NIST

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