›› Measurement unit: dyne

Full name: dyne

Plural form: dynes

Symbol: dyn

Category type: force

Scale factor: 1.0E-5

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›› SI unit: newton

The SI derived unit for force is the newton.
1 newton is equal to 100000 dyne.

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›› Definition: Dyne

In physics, the dyne is a unit of force specified in the centimetre-gram-second (cgs) system of units, symbol "dyn". One dyne is equal to exactly 10-5 newtons. Further, the dyne can be defined as "the force required to accelerate a mass of one gram at a rate of one centimetre per second squared."

›› Sample conversions: dyne

dyne to zeptonewton
dyne to nanonewton
dyne to gram-force
dyne to ton-force [short]
dyne to centinewton
dyne to megapond
dyne to exanewton
dyne to decinewton
dyne to pond
dyne to pound-force