foot-pound

Definitions

Aviation

Cars & Driving

  • noun a unit of work or energy in the old fps system equal to the force needed to move one pound through one foot

Construction

  • A unit measure of work or energy in the English System, equal to the force in pounds multiplied by the distance in feet through which it acts.

Electronics

  • A unit of work or energy equal to approximately 1.35582 joule.
  • A unit of torque equal to approximately 1.35582 newton meter. Also called pound-foot.
  • abbreviationft-lb
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