›› SI derived quantity: force

This category of measurement units is defined by the "force" type, which is an SI derived quantity.


›› SI unit: newton

The SI derived unit for force is the newton.


›› Convert newton to another unit

Convert newton to  

I'm feeling lucky, show me some random units


›› Convert between two force units

Convert to  


›› Definition: Newton

In physics, the newton (symbol: N) is the SI unit of force, named after Sir Isaac Newton in recognition of his work on classical mechanics. It was first used around 1904, but not until 1948 was it officially adopted by the General Conference on Weights and Measures (CGPM) as the name for the mks unit of force.


›› Force units

attonewton
centinewton
decigram-force
decinewton
dekagram-force
dekanewton
dyne
exanewton
femtonewton
giganewton
gram-force
hectonewton
joule/metre
kilogram-force
kilonewton
kilopond
kip
meganewton
megapond
micronewton
millinewton
nanonewton
newton
ounce-force
petanewton
piconewton
pond
pound-force
poundal
sthene
teranewton
ton-force [long]
ton-force [metric]
ton-force [short]
yoctonewton
yottanewton
zeptonewton
zettanewton