# ››Convert foot-pound force to newton-meter

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How many foot pounds in 1 newton-meter? The answer is 0.737562149277.
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The SI derived unit for energy is the joule.
1 joule is equal to 0.737562149277 foot pounds, or 1 newton-meter.
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# ››Definition: Foot pound

In physics, a foot-pound force (symbol ft·lbf or ft·lbf), usually abbreviated to foot-pound, is an Imperial and U.S. customary unit of mechanical work, or energy, although in scientific fields one commonly uses the equivalent metric unit of the joule (J). There are approximately 1.356 J/ft·lbf, or exactly 1.355 817 948 331 400 4 J/ft·lbf.

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