Convert Kilonewton to Short Ton (kn to shton)

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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.

Short Ton (abbreviations: shton, or ton U.S.): is a non-SI metric unit of mass. Although, it is used principally as a unit of mass, it has acquired a number of meanings and uses over long years. It is equivalent to 907.2 kilograms (Kg), or approximately 2000 pounds (lb), or 0.9072 metric tons, or 0.892913 long tons (imperial).


How to Convert Kilonewton to Short Tons

Example: How many Short tons are equivalent to 51.76 kilonewton?


As;

1 kilonewton = 0.1123728887518 Short tons

51.76 kilonewton = Y Short tons

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

Y equals 51.76 times 0.1123728887518 over 1

(i.e.) Y = 51.76 * 0.1123728887518 / 1 = 5.8164207217933 Short tons

Answer is: 5.8164207217933 Short tons are equivalent to 51.76 kilonewton.


Practice Question: Convert the following units into shton:


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

( i ) 87.57 kn

( ii ) 51.95 kn

( iii ) 56.65 kn



References
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  • USMA
  • NIST

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