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Linear Distributed Load Converter [ convert units by a conversion app ]

We provide you below with a Conversion App. To convert your linear distributed load unit, look over the next fields, kindly type your value in the text box under title [ From: ], select from options in both combo boxes to switch and convert from one linear distributed load unit to another. As you type your value, the answer will be automatically calculated and displayed in the text box under title [ To: ].


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Definition of Linear Distributed Load:

Linear Distributed Load is load that spreads in specific manners (e.g. uniform, or non-uniform, vary from point to point) over the length of certain loaded members, typically like a beam. It is measured as a weight per unit length of member.

Abbreviations of Linear Distributed Load Units:

Unit of measurement: Abbreviation(s)
  • Newton Per Linear Meter: N/m, or Npm
  • Kilonewton Per Linear Meter: kN/m, or kNpm
  • Tonne Per Linear Meter: t/m, or tpm
  • Pound Per Linear Inch: lb/in, or ppi
  • Kilopound Per Linear Inch: kips/in
  • Pound Per Linear Foot: lb/ft, or ppf
  • Kilopound Per Linear Foot: kips/ft

Conversion Factors of Linear Distributed Load Units:

Follow the below links if you would like to know and learn more about how to convert from one linear distributed load unit to another using the criss-cross principle.

References
  • Wikipedia
  • USMA
  • NIST

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