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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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A 10-ton (9-metric-ton) dual or single vibratory smooth drum roller or a reversible vibratory plate compactor delivering 13,500 pounds (60 kilonewtons) of centrifugal force with a compaction indicator is recommended.
The present RTSS camera systems have been used in a number of two- and four-post test frames, ranging from 50-1,800n kilonewtons (kN) capacity to test specimens of varying length and cross-section with cyclic strain cycles of up to 3.5%.
Hobas Gulf's Peter Scharmann said that the jacking pipes could be installed using a very low jacking force of approximately 490 kilonewtons (kN) for the 1.5m diameter pipe, which is only around a tenth of the maximum force of 4822kN allowed for use with the pipes.
The output from the temperature-compensated Wheatstone bridge (with zeroing adjustment) was displayed on a voltmeter calibrated in kilonewtons (kN) and recorded with a video camera.
An Instron test machine was perfect for finding just how much force, measured in kilonewtons or kN, was required to snap cherry wood samples that were .100" x .250" x 1.00".
A Theoretically 50 kilonewtons of force - equivalent to 5,000 kilos or 2,000 five pound bags of potatoes dropping to the ground.
"Our goal was to achieve an overall compressive strength for the train unit to 1,500 kilonewtons, without undergoing any yield and deformation in the passenger structure," Starlinger said.
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 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.