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By converting pounds to kilograms, and then converting cubic feet to cubic meters.daver wrote:How do I convert pounds per cubic foot to kilograms per cubic metre
lb  0.454 kg  10.76 ftÂ²

ftÂ² lb  mÂ²
0.454 kg Â· 10.76
 = 4.89 kg/mÂ²
mÂ²

medic1 wrote:Is there an easier way to convert this stuff without doing a conversion table? There has to be a shortcut, I just haven't been able to find one. Calculators only convert between like units, and some simpler combinations like miles/hr. any ideas?
Knight wrote:By converting pounds to kilograms, and then converting cubic feet to cubic meters.daver wrote:How do I convert pounds per cubic foot to kilograms per cubic metre
One pound is 0.454 kg, and one cubic meter is 10.76 FtÂ². Using this info:
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lb  0.454 kg  10.76 ftÂ²

ftÂ² lb  mÂ²
We can now cancel out ftÂ² over ftÂ² and lb over lb, giving us:0.454 kg Â· 10.76
 = 4.89 kg/mÂ²
mÂ²
so, 1 lb/ftÂ² = 4.89 kg/mÂ²
brianp_1@charter.net wrote:Knight wrote:By converting pounds to kilograms, and then converting cubic feet to cubic meters.daver wrote:How do I convert pounds per cubic foot to kilograms per cubic metre
One pound is 0.454 kg, and one cubic meter is 10.76 FtÂ². Using this info:
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lb  0.454 kg  10.76 ftÂ²

ftÂ² lb  mÂ²
We can now cancel out ftÂ² over ftÂ² and lb over lb, giving us:0.454 kg Â· 10.76
 = 4.89 kg/mÂ²
mÂ²
Yeah, this Kg/m^2, but how do you get Kg/m^3?
so, 1 lb/ftÂ² = 4.89 kg/mÂ²
daver wrote:How do I convert pounds per cubic foot to kilograms per cubic metre
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