Convert Kilopound to Kilonewton (kips to kn)

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Kilopound (abbreviation: kips): is a unit of force, equivalent to 1000 pounds (lb) which is used in some systems of measurement including English Engineering units and the British Gravitational System. Also, it is a unit of mass used in the imperial, United States customary and other systems of measurement.

Kilonewton (abbreviation: kN): is the International System of Units (SI) derived unit of force where 1 kN = 1000 N. It is named after Isaac Newton in recognition of his work on classical mechanics, specifically Newton's second law of motion.

How to Convert Kilopounds to Kilonewton

Example: How many kilonewton are equivalent to 20.47 kilopounds?


1 kilopounds = 4.4482204893932 kilonewton

20.47 kilopounds = Y kilonewton

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

Y equals 20.47 times 4.4482204893932 over 1

(i.e.) Y = 20.47 * 4.4482204893932 / 1 = 91.055073417879 kilonewton

Answer is: 91.055073417879 kilonewton are equivalent to 20.47 kilopounds.

Practice Question: Convert the following units into kn:

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

( i ) 46.65 kips

( ii ) 22.74 kips

( iii ) 30.08 kips

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