Convert kilonewton to kip


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How many kilonewton in 1 kip? The answer is 4.4482216. We assume you are converting between kilonewton and kip. You can view more details on each measurement unit: kilonewton or kip The SI derived unit for force is the newton. 1 newton is equal to 0.001 kilonewton, or 0.00022480894387096 kip. Note that rounding errors may occur, so always check the results. Use this page to learn how to convert between kilonewtons and kips. Type in your own numbers in the form to convert the units!

Quick conversion chart of kilonewton to kip

1 kilonewton to kip = 0.22481 kip

5 kilonewton to kip = 1.12404 kip

10 kilonewton to kip = 2.24809 kip

20 kilonewton to kip = 4.49618 kip

30 kilonewton to kip = 6.74427 kip

40 kilonewton to kip = 8.99236 kip

50 kilonewton to kip = 11.24045 kip

75 kilonewton to kip = 16.86067 kip

100 kilonewton to kip = 22.48089 kip

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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.

Definition: Kip

In the United States, a kip is sometimes a unit of mass that equals 1,000 avoirdupois pounds (used to compute shipping charges), or more often a unit of force that equals 1,000 pounds force (used to measure engineering loads). Its symbol is kip. The name comes from combining the words "kilo" and "pound", thus 1,000 pounds; it is called a kilopound, sometimes using the same symbol kip or sometimes klb.

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