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What is foot-poundal?

The foot-poundal is a unit of energy or work equal to 0.04214011 joules (1 ft-pdl = 0.04214011 J), the SI derived unit of energy. It is also equal to 4.214011x107 nanojoules (nJ), or 4.214011x10-5 kilojoules (kJ), or 0.03108095 foot-pound force (ft-lbf), or 421,401.1 ergs (erg) or 0.3729714 inch-pound force (in-lbf).

The foot-poundal is the work done when a force of one poundal acts over a distance of one foot (1 ft-pdl = 1 pdl × 1 ft). The poundal (pdl) is a unit of force while the foot (ft) is a unit of length.

The SI is an abbreviation for the International System of Units.


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Foot-poundal conversions: quick access

A list with conversions from foot-poundals to other (metric, imperial, or customary) energy measurement units is presented below.