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newton
Symbol:  N 
Category:  Force 
SI Equivalent:  1 N
Dimension MLT-2 
System:  SI 
 
Notes
Named after Isaac Newton (1642-1727), the newton is the absolute unit of force in the SI system. It is defined as that force which, if applied to a free body having a mass of 1 kg, would give the body an acceleration of 1 m/s2.
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Force
  Symbol Unit Name
1.21378×107  a.u.  a.u. of force 
10  crinal  crinal 
1×105  dyn  dyne 
101.972  gf  gram force 
1×10-2  J/cm  joule per centimeter 
0.101972  kgf, kgp  kilogram force 
kg-m/s2  kilogram meter per square second 
2.24809×10-4  kipf  kilopound force (kip force) 
3.59694  ozf (av.)  ounce force (av.) 
0.224809  lbf (av.), lbf  pound force 
1.87341×10-2  lbf-ft/in  pound force foot per inch 
7.23301  pdl  poundal 
0.224809  slug-ft/s2  slug foot per square second 
6.98728×10-3    slug force 
3.17859×10-3  ft2-inHg (0 °C)  square foot inch of mercury (0°C) 
3.18725×10-3  ft2-inHg (15.56 °C)  square foot inch of mercury (15.56°C) 
1.00361×10-4    ton force (long) 
1.01972×10-4    ton force (metric) 
1.12404×10-4    ton force (short) 
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