**Full name:** foot-pound force

**Plural form:** foot pounds

**Symbol:** ft-lbf

**Alternate spelling:** foot-pound

**Category type:** energy

**Scale factor:** 1.3558179483314

foot-pound force

foot-pound force

The SI derived unit for energy is the joule.

1 joule is equal to 0.73756214927727 foot-pound force.

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In physics, a foot-pound force (symbol ft·lbf or ft·lbf), usually abbreviated to foot-pound, is an Imperial and U.S. customary unit of mechanical work, or energy, although in scientific fields one commonly uses the equivalent metric unit of the joule (J). There are approximately 1.356 J/ft·lbf, or exactly 1.355 817 948 331 400 4 J/ft·lbf.

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