Convert lb to slug - Conversion of Measurement Units

Convert pound to slug

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How many lb in 1 slug?
The answer is 32.174048694867.
We assume you are converting between pound and slug.
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The SI base unit for mass is the kilogram.
1 kilogram is equal to 2.2046226218488 lb, or 0.068521765561961 slug.
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Quick conversion chart of lb to slug

1 lb to slug = 0.03108 slug

10 lb to slug = 0.31081 slug

20 lb to slug = 0.62162 slug

30 lb to slug = 0.93243 slug

40 lb to slug = 1.24324 slug

50 lb to slug = 1.55405 slug

100 lb to slug = 3.1081 slug

200 lb to slug = 6.21619 slug

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The pound (abbreviation: lb) is a unit of mass or weight in a number of different systems, including English units, Imperial units, and United States customary units. Its size can vary from system to system. The most commonly used pound today is the international avoirdupois pound. The international avoirdupois pound is equal to exactly 453.59237 grams. The definition of the international pound was agreed by the United States and countries of the Commonwealth of Nations in 1958. In the United Kingdom, the use of the international pound was implemented in the Weights and Measures Act 1963. An avoirdupois pound is equal to 16 avoirdupois ounces and to exactly 7,000 grains.

Definition: Slug

The slug is an English and U.S. customary unit of mass. The slug is part of a subset of coherent units known as the gravitational foot-pound-second system, one of several such specialized systems of mechanical units. It is the mass that accelerates by when a force of one pound-force (lbf) is exerted on it. Therefore a slug is about 32.174 05 pounds or 14.593 90 kg.

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