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Convert GNm to MNm

  1. Jun 3, 2012 #1
    Morning all,

    a simple question but cant seem to get the answer in my head. Am i right in assuming that GNm is giga newton metres and MNm is mega newton metres?

    If so what is 200 GNm-2 in MNm
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  3. Jun 3, 2012 #2
    Looks more something for tensile strength unit
  4. Jun 3, 2012 #3


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    Please see duplicate thread at thread 611017.

    The unit name for MN is meganewton, not mega newton.

    A giganewton per square metre is called gigapascal (GPa). Always use the correct, special name for a unit. E.g., 200 GPa, not 200 GN*m^-2.
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