Full name: poundal
Plural form: poundals
Category type: force
Scale factor: 0.13825495
The SI derived unit for force is the newton.
1 newton is equal to 7.2330140801469 poundal.
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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.