Convert Kilonewton to Slug (kn to slug)

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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.

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 Kilonewton to Slugs

Example: How many slugs are equivalent to 18.46 kilonewton?


As;

1 kilonewton = 6.9816459627329 slugs

18.46 kilonewton = Y slugs

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

Y equals 18.46 times 6.9816459627329 over 1

(i.e.) Y = 18.46 * 6.9816459627329 / 1 = 128.88118447205 slugs

Answer is: 128.88118447205 slugs are equivalent to 18.46 kilonewton.


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 ) 18.09 kn

( ii ) 1.1 kn

( iii ) 13.83 kn



References
  • Wikipedia
  • USMA
  • NIST

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