Force Converter

Force can be defined as interaction that will change the motion of an object. To put it differently, the object's velocity (different from speed as velocity has a vector, i.e. direction) can be altered, involving the beginning of the motion and acceleration. Physicists would also add that the rates of change of velocity can be changed as well to be more accurate due to deceleration and acceleration of the object.

The Newton is unit which is accepted internationally to calculate force is named after the great scientist, Sir Isaac Newton who discovered the Three Laws of Motion, including the gravitation. One Newton represents the force that is required to accelerate a mass of 1 kg at the acceleration rate of 1 meter per second squared.

The Newtons can be converted to various units by the online Force Converter. There is even such unit as dyne which is the force that is needed to cause an acceleration rate of 1 centimeter per second squared of an object whose mass is equal to 1 gram.

The number of decimal places is preset in the program to be equal to 2, but it can easily changed by the user.

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Force Converter
Convert From
The newton, (SI unit symbol is N), is the International System of Units (SI) derived unit of force. It is the force needed to accelerate 1 kilogram of mass at the rate of 1 metre per second squared
Convert To
The newton, (SI unit symbol is N), is the International System of Units (SI) derived unit of force. It is the force needed to accelerate 1 kilogram of mass at the rate of 1 metre per second squared

You may set the number of decimal places in the online calculator. By default there are only two decimal places.

Conversion Factors
Force Newton Kilonewton Dyne Kilogram Force Gram Force Pound Force Kilopound Force Ounce Force Poundal
Poundal 0.14 0.00 13825.50 0.01 14.10 0.03 0.00 0.50 1.00
Ounce Force 0.28 0.00 27801.39 0.03 28.35 0.06 0.00 1.00 2.01
Kilopound Force 4448.22 4.45 444822162.00 453.59 453592.37 1000.00 1.00 16000.00 32174.05
Pound Force 4.45 0.00 444822.16 0.45 453.59 1.00 0.00 16.00 32.17
Gram Force 0.01 0.00 980.66 0.00 1.00 0.00 0.00 0.04 0.07
Kilogram Force 9.81 0.01 980665.00 1.00 1000.00 2.20 0.00 35.27 70.93
Dyne 0.00 0.00 1.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Kilonewton 1000.00 1.00 100000000.00 101.97 101971.62 224.81 0.22 3596.94 7233.01
Newton 1.00 0.00 100000.00 0.10 101.97 0.22 0.00 3.60 7.23
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The units named below are used by the Force Converter to convert the Newtons:

One Poundal is 0.138254954376 Newtons

One Ounce Force is 0.2780139 Newtons

One Kilopound Force is 4448.22161 Newtons

One Pound Force is 4.44822161 Newtons

One Gram Force is 0.00908665 Newtons

One Kilogram Force is 9.80665 Newtons

One Dyne is 0.00001 Newtons

One Kilonewton is 1000 Newtons

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