Convert kilograms to kilonewtons
How many kilonewtons in a kilogram?
1 kilogram is equal to 0.00980665 kilonewtons, which is the conversion factor from kilograms to kilonewtons.
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Facts about kilogram (kg)
The kilogram or kilogramme, (symbol: kg) is the SI base unit of mass. It is defined as being equal to the mass of the international prototype of the kilogram. It is the only SI base unit that employs a prefix, and the only SI unit that is still defined in relation to an artifact rather than to a fundamental physical property. A kilogram is equivalent to 2.205 avoirdupois pounds in the Imperial system that is used in the United States. See all conversions for kilograms here.
Facts about kilonewton (kn)
The newton (symbol: N) is the SI unit of force. It is named after Sir Isaac Newton in recognition of his work on classical mechanics.A newton is the amount of force required to accelerate a mass of one kilogram at a rate of one meter per second squared. In addition, 1N is the force of gravity on a small apple on Earth. See all conversions for kilonewtons here.
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