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.


For Further Reading


  1. Dr. Rowlett's energy dictionary (June 24th, 2018). Pound foot [Online]. Available: http://www.unc.edu/~rowlett/units/dictF.html#foot_pound