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English mathematician and physicist

a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram

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The lexicon also includes technical tables for converting pounds per square inch to kilonewtons per square meter and Fahrenheit to Celsius.
Report results as kiloNewtons force per meter of adhesive surface width.
The new 2300 load sensor family is available in three metric models with capacities capable of 630, 1000 and 2000 kilonewtons of force in both tension and compression.
The first stage of the rocket is made up of three cores with a total of 27 Merlin engines that can generate 22,819 Kilonewtons of thrust.
13 kilonewtons (kN) pull-down and hoist capacity to drill hole depths reaching 62.
The strength load capacity it could take was originally up there at 15 or 17 kiloNewtons (kN), but the residual load it can take goes down to two or three kN after it has been broken or moved.
Tenders are invited for Snap, carabiner, captive closed eye steel, auto lock, rated 45 kilonewtons (kn): kn=225-pounds), 30 each.