Convert pound-force to kip


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How many pound-force in 1 kip? The answer is 1000. We assume you are converting between pound-force and kip. You can view more details on each measurement unit: pound-force or kip The SI derived unit for force is the newton. 1 newton is equal to 0.22480894387096 pound-force, or 0.00022480894387096 kip. Note that rounding errors may occur, so always check the results. Use this page to learn how to convert between pounds-force and kips. Type in your own numbers in the form to convert the units!

Quick conversion chart of pound-force to kip

1 pound-force to kip = 0.001 kip

10 pound-force to kip = 0.01 kip

50 pound-force to kip = 0.05 kip

100 pound-force to kip = 0.1 kip

200 pound-force to kip = 0.2 kip

500 pound-force to kip = 0.5 kip

1000 pound-force to kip = 1 kip

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Definition: Pound

The pound-force is a non-SI unit of force or weight (properly abbreviated "lbf" or "lbf"). The pound-force is equal to a mass of one pound multiplied by the standard acceleration due to gravity on Earth (which is defined as exactly 9.806 65 m/s², or exactly 196,133/6096 ft/s², or approximately 32.174 05 ft/s²).

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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