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What is inch-pound force?

The inch-pound force is a unit of energy or work equal to 0.112984829 joules (1 in-lbf = 0.112984829 J), the SI derived unit of energy. It is also equal to 1.12984829x108 nanojoules (nJ), or 1.12984829x10-4 kilojoules (kJ), or 0.083333 foot-pound force (ft-lbf), or 2.6811707 foot-poundal (ft-pdl) or 1,129,848.29 ergs (erg).

The inch-pound force is the work done when a force of one pound-force acts over a distance of one inch (1 in-lbf = 1 lbf × 1 in). The pound-force (lbf) is a unit of force while the inch (in) is a unit of length.

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

Symbol:

in lbf

Plural:

inch-pounds force

Also known as:

inch-pound (plural: inch-pounds, abbreviation: in-lb, in lb)

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