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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kilogram-force or kilonewton
The SI derived unit for force is the newton.
1 newton is equal to 0.10197162129779 kilogram-force, or 0.001 kilonewton.
Note that rounding errors may occur, so always check the results.
Use this page to learn how to convert between kilograms-force and kilonewtons.
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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
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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.
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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