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Convert Newton to Kilopound (n to kips)

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Newton (abbreviation: N): is the International System of Units (SI) derived unit of force. It is named after Isaac Newton in recognition of his work on classical mechanics, specifically Newton's second law of motion. One newton is the force needed to accelerate one kilogram of mass at the rate of one metre per second squared in direction of the applied force.

Kilopound (abbreviation: kips): is a unit of force, equivalent to 1000 pounds (lb) which is used in some systems of measurement including English Engineering units and the British Gravitational System. Also, it is a unit of mass used in the imperial, United States customary and other systems of measurement.

How to Convert Newtons to Kilopounds

Example: How many kilopounds are equivalent to 82.27 newtons?


As;


1 newtons = 0.000224809 kilopounds


82.27 newtons = Y kilopounds


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


Y equals 82.27 times 0.000224809 over 1


(i.e.) Y = 82.27 * 0.000224809 / 1 = 0.01849503643 kilopounds


Answer is: 0.01849503643 kilopounds are equivalent to 82.27 newtons.


Practice Question: Convert the following units into kips:


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


( i ) 14.88 n


( ii ) 22.46 n


( iii ) 29.43 n


Convert Newton to More Weight Units

References
  • Wikipedia
  • USMA
  • NIST

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