Convert Kilonewton to Kilopound (kn to kips)

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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.

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.


How to Convert Kilonewton to Kilopounds

Example: How many kilopounds are equivalent to 18.96 kilonewton?


As;

1 kilonewton = 0.224809 kilopounds

18.96 kilonewton = Y kilopounds

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

Y equals 18.96 times 0.224809 over 1

(i.e.) Y = 18.96 * 0.224809 / 1 = 4.26237864 kilopounds

Answer is: 4.26237864 kilopounds are equivalent to 18.96 kilonewton.


Practice Question: Convert the following units into kips:


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

( i ) 25.05 kn

( ii ) 59.04 kn

( iii ) 9.75 kn



References
  • Wikipedia
  • USMA
  • NIST

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