Mass Units: Pound

 FREE Publications Vision Systems Design Engineered Systems Filtration+Separation Paint & Coatings World Pumps Laser Focus World Offshore Laser Solutions more
 Materials Design Processes Units Formulas Math
Glossary » Units » Mass » Pound
Pound (lb) is a unit in the category of Mass. It is also known as pounds, lbs. This unit is commonly used in the UK, US, FPS unit systems. Pound (lb) has a dimension of M where M is mass. It can be converted to the corresponding standard SI unit kg by multiplying its value by a factor of 0.45359237.

Note that the seven base dimensions are M (Mass), L (Length), T (Time), Q (Temperature), N (Aamount of Substance), I (Electric Current), and J (Luminous Intensity).

Other units in the category of Mass include A.u. of Mass (electron Rest Mass) (m0, me), Assay Ton, Atomic Unit of Mass (1H) (u, uma, Da(1H), AMU), Atomic Unit of Mass (12C) (u, uma, Da(12C), AMU), Atomic Unit of Mass (16O) (u, uma, Da(16O), AMU), Attogram (ag), Avogram, Bag (UK, Cement), Carat (metric) (ct.), Carat (troy) (ct (troy)), Cental (cH, cwt), Centigram (cg), Dalton (atomic Unit of Mass) (u, uma, Da), Decagram (dag), Decigram (dg), Dram (troy) (dr (troy)), Dram Or Drachm (apothecary) (dr (ap.), dr (apoth.)), Dram Or Drachm (avoirdupois) (dr (av.), dr (avdp)), Electron Rest Mass (a.u. of Mass) (m0, me), Exagram (Eg), Femtogram (fg), Gamma (mass) (g), Geepound (slug) (slug), Gigagram (Gg), Grain (apothecary) (gr (apoth.), gr (ap.)), Grain (avoirdupois) (gr (avdp.), gr (av.)), Grain (troy) (gr (troy)), Gram (g), Hectogram (hg), Hundredweight (gross Or Long) (cH, cwt, lg cwt), Hundredweight (net Or Short) (sh. cwt), Hundredweight (UK, Avoirdupois) (cwt (av.)), Hyl (Hyl, hyl), Kilogram (kg), Kilopound (kip) (kip), Load (UK), Load (UK, Wool), Long Ton (UK) (lg ton (UK)), Megagram (Mg), Metric Slug (hyl) (mug), Microgram (µg), Milligram (mg), MKpS Unit of Mass, Mug (hyl, Metric Clug, Par, TME) (mug), Nanogram (ng), Ounce (apothecary) (oz (apoth.), oz (ap.)), Ounce (avoirdupois) (oz (advp.), oz (av.)), Ounce (troy) (oz (troy)), Par (hyl, Mug, Metric Slug) (par), Pennyweight (troy) (dwt (troy)), Petagram (Pg), Picogram (pg), Pound (avoirdupois) (lb (av.)), Pound (troy) (lb (troy), lb (tr.)), Pound (UK, New Hay) (lb (UK, new hay)), Pound (UK, Obsolete Hay) (lb (UK, obsolete hay)), Pound (UK, Straw) (lb (UK, straw)), Pound (US) (lb (US)), Quarter (UK, Mass), Quarter (US, Long), Quarter (US, Short), Quintal (metric) (q), Quintal (US, UK) (quint. (US, UK)), Sack (UK, Weight), Scruple (UK, US, Apoth.) (s, scr (ap.)), Short Ton (US, Ton) (sh. Ton), Slug (geepound), Stone (UK) (st (UK)), Stone (UK, Wool) (st (UK, wool)), Teragram (Tg), Ton (metric), Ton (UK, Long) (UK ton, lg ton), Ton (US, Short), Tonne (metric) (t), Truss, Yoctogram (yg), Yottagram (Yg), Zeptogram (zg), and Zettagram (Zg).