Convert Slug to Kilonewton (slug to kn)

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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.

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.


How to Convert Slugs to Kilonewton

Example: How many kilonewton are equivalent to 74.66 slugs?


As;

1 slugs = 0.14323269975846 kilonewton

74.66 slugs = Y kilonewton

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

Y equals 74.66 times 0.14323269975846 over 1

(i.e.) Y = 74.66 * 0.14323269975846 / 1 = 10.693753363967 kilonewton

Answer is: 10.693753363967 kilonewton are equivalent to 74.66 slugs.


Practice Question: Convert the following units into kn:


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

( i ) 14.54 slug

( ii ) 14.14 slug

( iii ) 77.13 slug



References
  • Wikipedia
  • USMA
  • NIST

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