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# What is the English unit equivalent of Newton meters?

Updated: 8/9/2023

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12y ago

It's a newton-metre, folks.

A newton meter or N·m is the SI measurement of torque. Another measurement of torque is pounds foot of torque. A newton meter can also be a measurement of energy, and is the energy required to lift a one Newton weight one meter against earth's gravity that is to say above the ground. This means that a newton meter has exactly the same energy as a Joule.

Wiki User

13y ago

Wiki User

12y ago

The Imperial unit was the foot-pound force, commonly shortened to foot-pound. This was the torque generated by applying one pound-force at a distance of one foot.

The foot-pound was also commonly used as a measure of energy, and the pound-force (commonly just 'pound') was a measure weight, distinct from pound as a unit of mass. The potential for confusion is obvious.

Wiki User

14y ago

Another name for a Newton metre is a force metre because a newton metre measres force. For example 1 newton doesn't have much force but 50 newtons has a lot of force. By Rebecca Page

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8y ago

A newton metre is a unit or torque or moment. A combined derived unit of force in the SI system.
It is equal to about 0.74 foot pounds in Imperial units

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### What is the unit of torque in SI and british?

Torque is measured as a unit of length times a unit of force, so the SI unit is Newton-meters (Newton times meters). Imperial units would probably be something like foot-pound. Note that this is unrelated to energy units, also measured in Newton-meters. The unit "joule" as an equivalent for Newton-meters is only used for energy units, not for torque units.

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The unit of force is the Newton. Force meters are usuallycalled "Newton meters" in British schools. The unit used is therefore the Newton.

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You can't.&nbsp; Newton-meters are a unit of force.&nbsp; Meters are a unit of distance.&nbsp; The two are not directly related.

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Forces are measured in Newtons (N). A Newton is a derived SI unit. Sometimes the calculation of a force will give the units kg*m/s^2, this is equivalent to a Newton. The English unit of force is the pound.

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Forces are measured in Newtons (N). A Newton is a derived SI unit. Sometimes the calculation of a force will give the units kg*m/s^2, this is equivalent to a Newton. The English unit of force is the pound.

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### What is the definition of newton?

newton is the SI unit of force. Force is said to be one newton as it produces unit acceleration as it acts on unit mass

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The SI unit is the pascal, which is equivalent to a newton per square metre.