**Definitions:**

**Pound Inch** (abbreviations: **lb.in, or lb in, or pound.inch**): is the moment of force in pound times the distance between reference and application points in inch.

**Kilopound Inch** (abbreviations: **kips.in, or kips in, or kilopound.inch**): is the moment of force in kilopound times the distance between reference and application points in inch.

## How to Convert Pound Inches to Kilopound Inches

*Example: How many kilopound inches are equivalent to 51.62 pound inches?*

As;

1 pound inches = 0.001 kilopound inches

51.62 pound inches = Y kilopound inches

Assuming Y is the answer, and by criss-cross principle;

Y equals 51.62 times 0.001 over 1

(i.e.) Y = 51.62 * 0.001 / 1 = 0.05162 kilopound inches

Answer is: 0.05162 kilopound inches are equivalent to 51.62 pound inches.

*Practice Question: Convert the following units into kips.in:*

N.B.: After working out the answer to each of the next questions, click adjacent button to see the correct answer.

( i ) 33.18 lb.in

( ii ) 94.56 lb.in

( iii ) 21.05 lb.in