Foot-pounds conversion

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Foot-pounds

Abbreviation/Symbol:

ft-lb

Unit of:

Energy

Power

Wordwide use:

Foot pounds are often used in ballistics (particularly in the USA) and for torque or energy measurements

Definition:

One foot pound is the work done by a force of one pounl acting through a distance of one foot, in the direction of the force. It equates to 1.355 817 948 331 4004 joules

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Usage context:

Foot pounds are often used in ballistics (particularly in the USA) and for torque or energy measurements

 

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