Convert pound-force to newton


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How many pound-force in 1 newton? The answer is 0.22480894387096. We assume you are converting between pound-force and newton. You can view more details on each measurement unit: pound-force or newton The SI derived unit for force is the newton. 1 pound-force is equal to 4.4482216 newton. Note that rounding errors may occur, so always check the results. Use this page to learn how to convert between pounds-force and newtons. Type in your own numbers in the form to convert the units!

Quick conversion chart of pound-force to newton

1 pound-force to newton = 4.44822 newton

5 pound-force to newton = 22.24111 newton

10 pound-force to newton = 44.48222 newton

15 pound-force to newton = 66.72332 newton

20 pound-force to newton = 88.96443 newton

25 pound-force to newton = 111.20554 newton

30 pound-force to newton = 133.44665 newton

40 pound-force to newton = 177.92886 newton

50 pound-force to newton = 222.41108 newton

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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: Newton

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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