Convert Kilopound to Slug (kips to slug)

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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.

Slug (abbreviations: ps2pf, or lb.s2/ft): is a unit of mass in the weight-based system of measures, especially within the British Imperial measurement system and in the United States customary measures system. Systems of measure either define mass and derive weights or define a base weight and derive a mass unit. It is the mass that is accelerated by 1 ft/s2 when a force of one pound (lbf) is applied on it.


How to Convert Kilopounds to Slugs

Example: How many slugs are equivalent to 24.28 kilopounds?


As;

1 kilopounds = 31.055900621118 slugs

24.28 kilopounds = Y slugs

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

Y equals 24.28 times 31.055900621118 over 1

(i.e.) Y = 24.28 * 31.055900621118 / 1 = 754.03726708075 slugs

Answer is: 754.03726708075 slugs are equivalent to 24.28 kilopounds.


Practice Question: Convert the following units into slug:


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

( i ) 66.04 kips

( ii ) 10.6 kips

( iii ) 65.05 kips



References
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  • USMA
  • NIST

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