kN

23:08 Feb 28, 2001
English to Spanish translations [Non-PRO]
Tech/Engineering
English term or phrase: kN
"(tons) kN" This appears to be a measure of force, given the subject matter. Is it possible that this may be "kilo-Newtons". Is one kilo-Newton (kN) the same as a ton, as a measure of force?
Thank you!!!
Ignacio Luque


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nakN; kilonewton
Henri (X)
nait is indeed the "kilonewton"
Albert Golub


  

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7 mins
it is indeed the "kilonewton"


Explanation:
8,9 kN= 1 ton
1 kn=112,35 kg
hope it helps

Albert Golub
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kN; kilonewton


Explanation:
Newton measures force and kilogram measures quantity/mass of material.

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