Convert Kilopound to Newton (kips to n)

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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.

Newton (abbreviation: N): is the International System of Units (SI) derived unit of force. It is named after Isaac Newton in recognition of his work on classical mechanics, specifically Newton's second law of motion. One newton is the force needed to accelerate one kilogram of mass at the rate of one metre per second squared in direction of the applied force.


How to Convert Kilopounds to Newtons

Example: How many newtons are equivalent to 41.75 kilopounds?


As;

1 kilopounds = 4448.2204893932 newtons

41.75 kilopounds = Y newtons

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

Y equals 41.75 times 4448.2204893932 over 1

(i.e.) Y = 41.75 * 4448.2204893932 / 1 = 185713.20543217 newtons

Answer is: 185713.20543217 newtons are equivalent to 41.75 kilopounds.


Practice Question: Convert the following units into n:


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

( i ) 14.94 kips

( ii ) 49.15 kips

( iii ) 17.08 kips


References
  • Wikipedia
  • USMA
  • NIST

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