## ››Convert giganewton to kilonewton

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How many giganewton in 1 kilonewton? The answer is 1.0E-6.
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The SI derived unit for force is the newton.
1 newton is equal to 1.0E-9 giganewton, or 0.001 kilonewton.
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## ››Quick conversion chart of giganewton to kilonewton

1 giganewton to kilonewton = 1000000 kilonewton

2 giganewton to kilonewton = 2000000 kilonewton

3 giganewton to kilonewton = 3000000 kilonewton

4 giganewton to kilonewton = 4000000 kilonewton

5 giganewton to kilonewton = 5000000 kilonewton

6 giganewton to kilonewton = 6000000 kilonewton

7 giganewton to kilonewton = 7000000 kilonewton

8 giganewton to kilonewton = 8000000 kilonewton

9 giganewton to kilonewton = 9000000 kilonewton

10 giganewton to kilonewton = 10000000 kilonewton

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## ››Definition: Giganewton

The SI prefix "giga" represents a factor of 109, or in exponential notation, 1E9.

So 1 giganewton = 109 newtons.

The definition of a newton is as follows:

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.

## ››Definition: Kilonewton

The SI prefix "kilo" represents a factor of 103, or in exponential notation, 1E3.

So 1 kilonewton = 103 newtons.

The definition of a newton is as follows:

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.

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