Dynes to Kilonewtons Converter

Enter the force in dynes below to get the value converted to kilonewtons.


Result in Kilonewtons:

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1 dyn = 1.0E-8 kN
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How to Convert Dynes to Kilonewtons

To convert a measurement in dynes to a measurement in kilonewtons, divide the force by the following conversion ratio: 100,000,000 dynes/kilonewton.

Since one kilonewton is equal to 100,000,000 dynes, you can use this simple formula to convert:

kilonewtons = dynes ÷ 100,000,000

The force in kilonewtons is equal to the force in dynes divided by 100,000,000.

For example, here's how to convert 50,000,000 dynes to kilonewtons using the formula above.
kilonewtons = (50,000,000 dyn ÷ 100,000,000) = 0.5 kN

Dynes and kilonewtons are both units used to measure force. Keep reading to learn more about each unit of measure.

What Is a Dyne?

The dyne is the force needed to move one gram of mass at a rate of one centimeter per second squared.

The dyne is a centimeter-gram-second (CGS) unit of force. Dynes can be abbreviated as dyn; for example, 1 dyne can be written as 1 dyn.

Dynes can be expressed using the formula: 1 dyn = 1 gcm / s2

Learn more about dynes.

What Is a Kilonewton?

One kilonewton is equal to 1,000 newtons, which are equal to the force needed to move one kilogram of mass at a rate of one meter per second squared.

The kilonewton is a multiple of the newton, which is the SI derived unit for force. In the metric system, "kilo" is the prefix for thousands, or 103. Kilonewtons can be abbreviated as kN; for example, 1 kilonewton can be written as 1 kN.

Learn more about kilonewtons.

Dyne to Kilonewton Conversion Table

Table showing various dyne measurements converted to kilonewtons.
Dynes Kilonewtons
1 dyn 0.00000001 kN
2 dyn 0.00000002 kN
3 dyn 0.00000003 kN
4 dyn 0.00000004 kN
5 dyn 0.00000005 kN
6 dyn 0.00000006 kN
7 dyn 0.00000007 kN
8 dyn 0.00000008 kN
9 dyn 0.00000009 kN
10 dyn 0.0000001 kN
100 dyn 0.000001 kN
1,000 dyn 0.00001 kN
10,000 dyn 0.0001 kN
100,000 dyn 0.001 kN
1,000,000 dyn 0.01 kN
10,000,000 dyn 0.1 kN
100,000,000 dyn 1 kN

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