Foot pound

A foot pound is a unit of energy, not to be confused with the pound foot, which is a measure of torque. The foot pound is a measure of a pound of force applied over one foot.[1] This unit is rarely used now.


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  1. Dr. Rowlett's energy dictionary (June 24th, 2018). Pound foot [Online]. Available:

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Allison Campbell, Jordan Hanania, James Jenden, Kailyn Stenhouse, Jason Donev
Last updated: June 25, 2018
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