## Convert piconewton to poundal

 piconewton poundal

How many piconewton in 1 poundal? The answer is 138254950000. We assume you are converting between piconewton and poundal. You can view more details on each measurement unit: piconewton or poundal The SI derived unit for force is the newton. 1 newton is equal to 1000000000000 piconewton, or 7.2330140801469 poundal. Note that rounding errors may occur, so always check the results. Use this page to learn how to convert between piconewtons and poundals. Type in your own numbers in the form to convert the units!

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## Definition: Piconewton

The SI prefix "pico" represents a factor of 10-12, or in exponential notation, 1E-12.

So 1 piconewton = 10-12 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: Poundal

The poundal is a non-SI unit of force. It is a part of the absolute foot-pound-second system of units, a coherent subsystem of English units introduced in 1879, and one of several specialized subsystems of mechanical units used as aids in calculations. It is defined as 1 lb·ft/s².

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