# Poundals to Pound-force Conversion

Enter the force in poundals below to get the value converted to pound-force.

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## How to Convert Poundals to Pound-force

To convert a poundal measurement to a pound-force measurement, multiply the force by the conversion ratio. One poundal is equal to 0.031081 pound-force, so use this simple formula to convert:

The force in pound-force is equal to the poundals multiplied by 0.031081.

**For example,**here's how to convert 5 poundals to pound-force using the formula above.

Poundals and pound-force are both units used to measure force. Keep reading to learn more about each unit of measure.

## Poundals

The poundal is a unit equal to the force needed to move one pound of mass at a rate of one foot per second squared.

The poundal is a US customary and imperial unit of force. It's also used in the foot-pound-second (FPS) system of units. Poundals can be abbreviated as *pdl*, for example 1 poundal can be written as 1 pdl.

Poundals can be expressed using the formula:
1 pdl = 1lb × fts^{2}

## Pound-force

Pound-force is a unit of force equal to the force needed to move one pound of mass at a rate of 32.174049 feet per second squared.

The pound-force is a US customary and imperial unit of force. A pound-force is sometimes also referred to as a pound of force. Pound-force can be abbreviated as *lbf*, and are also sometimes abbreviated as *lb _{F}*. For example, 1 pound-force can be written as 1 lbf or 1 lb

_{F}.

Pound-force can be expressed using the formula:
1 lbf = 32.174049 lbfts^{2}

## Poundal to Pound-force Conversion Table

Poundals | Pound-force |
---|---|

1 pdl | 0.031081 lbf |

2 pdl | 0.062162 lbf |

3 pdl | 0.093243 lbf |

4 pdl | 0.124324 lbf |

5 pdl | 0.155405 lbf |

6 pdl | 0.186486 lbf |

7 pdl | 0.217567 lbf |

8 pdl | 0.248648 lbf |

9 pdl | 0.279729 lbf |

10 pdl | 0.310809 lbf |

11 pdl | 0.34189 lbf |

12 pdl | 0.372971 lbf |

13 pdl | 0.404052 lbf |

14 pdl | 0.435133 lbf |

15 pdl | 0.466214 lbf |

16 pdl | 0.497295 lbf |

17 pdl | 0.528376 lbf |

18 pdl | 0.559457 lbf |

19 pdl | 0.590538 lbf |

20 pdl | 0.621619 lbf |

21 pdl | 0.6527 lbf |

22 pdl | 0.683781 lbf |

23 pdl | 0.714862 lbf |

24 pdl | 0.745943 lbf |

25 pdl | 0.777024 lbf |

26 pdl | 0.808105 lbf |

27 pdl | 0.839186 lbf |

28 pdl | 0.870267 lbf |

29 pdl | 0.901348 lbf |

30 pdl | 0.932428 lbf |

31 pdl | 0.963509 lbf |

32 pdl | 0.99459 lbf |

33 pdl | 1.0257 lbf |

34 pdl | 1.0568 lbf |

35 pdl | 1.0878 lbf |

36 pdl | 1.1189 lbf |

37 pdl | 1.15 lbf |

38 pdl | 1.1811 lbf |

39 pdl | 1.2122 lbf |

40 pdl | 1.2432 lbf |