DIFFERENCE BETWEEN lbf & LBS

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whats the difeerence between these two units lbf & LBS

1lbs= ? NEWTON

1lbf = ? newton



can anyone help me...

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It comes down to the way a force is measured.

What do the units lbs and lbf mean in english.
 
  • #3
i know lbf means pound force... but what does lbs mean is it poundal...
 
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oooppps - I was using English definitions not American so got a tourque in there

LBS is the abbreviation for Pounds Mass. (Eng)

LBF is the abbreviation for Pounds Force. (US)

So what can you say is the relationship between them?
 
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The problem asks for a relationship between "pounds" and "Newtons". Since the Newton IS a unit of force, they can only mean "pounds" as a unit of force: LBF.
 
  • #6
ok i have a drawing in which it says force LBS pull.... so i need to convert that lbs to newton... so can any one say...

1lbs = how many newton
 
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What is the equation for Force?

What is the Mass and what is the acceleration?

What is the definition for 1 Newton? A Mass , An Acceleration

Is the force applied by 1 lb always 1lbf?
 
  • #8
i want to know the exact value

1lbs = _ N
 

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