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Convert Kilonewton Per Linear Meter to Kilopound Per Linear Foot (kn/m to kips/ft)

In next fields, kindly type your value in the text box under title [ From: ] to convert from Kilonewton per linear meter to kilopound per linear foot (kn/m to kips/ft). As you type your value, the answer will be automatically calculated and displayed in the text box under title [ To: ].

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Kilonewton Per Linear Meter (abbreviations: kN/m, or kNpm): is a force in kilonewton applied over a unit length in linear meter.

Kilopound Per Linear Foot (abbreviation: kips/ft): is a force in kilopounds applied over a unit length in linear foot.


How to Convert Kilonewtons Per Linear Meters to Kilopounds Per Linear Feet

Example: How many kilopounds per linear feet are equivalent to 50.7 Kilonewtons per linear meters?


As;

1 Kilonewtons per linear meters = 0.0685217832 kilopounds per linear feet

50.7 Kilonewtons per linear meters = Y kilopounds per linear feet

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

Y equals 50.7 times 0.0685217832 over 1

(i.e.) Y = 50.7 * 0.0685217832 / 1 = 3.47405440824 kilopounds per linear feet

Answer is: 3.47405440824 kilopounds per linear feet are equivalent to 50.7 Kilonewtons per linear meters.


Practice Question: Convert the following units into kips/ft:


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

( i ) 87.34 kn/m

( ii ) 64.24 kn/m

( iii ) 40.61 kn/m


Convert Kilonewton Per Linear Meter to More Linear Distributed Load Units

References
  • Wikipedia
  • USMA
  • NIST
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