Convert kilogram-force to kilonewton -
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Convert kilogram-force to kilonewton

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How many kilogram-force in 1 kilonewton?
The answer is 101.97162129779.
We assume you are converting between kilogram-force and kilonewton.
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kilonewton
The SI derived unit for force is the newton.
1 newton is equal to 0.10197162129779 kilogram-force, or 0.001 kilonewton.
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Quick conversion chart of kilogram-force to kilonewton

1 kilogram-force to kilonewton = 0.00981 kilonewton

10 kilogram-force to kilonewton = 0.09807 kilonewton

50 kilogram-force to kilonewton = 0.49033 kilonewton

100 kilogram-force to kilonewton = 0.98067 kilonewton

200 kilogram-force to kilonewton = 1.96133 kilonewton

500 kilogram-force to kilonewton = 4.90333 kilonewton

1000 kilogram-force to kilonewton = 9.80665 kilonewton

The deprecated unit kilogram-force (kgf) or kilopond (kp) is the force exerted by one kilogram of mass in standard Earth gravity (defined as exactly 9.80665 m/s²). One kilogram-force is equal to exactly 9.80665 newtons.

Definition: Kilonewton

The SI prefix "kilo" represents a factor of
10^{3}, or in exponential notation, 1E3.

So 1 kilonewton = 10^{3} 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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