Foot-poundal
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Wikipedia : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Foot-poundalThe foot-poundal (symbol: ft-pdl) is a unit of energy that is part of the foot-pound-second system of units, in Imperial units introduced in 1879, and is from the specialized subsystem of English Absolut^{[1]} (a coherent system).
The foot-poundal is equal to 1/32.174049 that of the more commonly used foot-pound force.
Conversions
1 foot-poundal is equivalent to:
- 0.031081 ft•lb_{f}
- 0.0421401100938048 J (exactly)
- 421401.100938048 erg (exactly)
- 0.0004 BTU_{IT}
- 0.010065 cal_{IT} or 0.000 010 65 "food calorie" (kcal or Cal)
- 0.37297 inch-pound force (in•lb_{f})
- 5.96752 inch-ounce force (in•oz_{f})
See also
Footnotes
- ^ Edward F. Obert, Thermodynamics, McGraw-Hill Book Co., 1948.
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