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 2 years ago
Comments/ critiques on my explanation and examples of lbl vs. lbf?
http://www.scribd.com/doc/85548870/ConversionsInvolvingLblLbfLbmandSlugs
Are there any other good examples you can think of to give someone who is just learning the English system of force and mass?
 2 years ago
Comments/ critiques on my explanation and examples of lbl vs. lbf? http://www.scribd.com/doc/85548870/ConversionsInvolvingLblLbfLbmandSlugs Are there any other good examples you can think of to give someone who is just learning the English system of force and mass?

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brinethery
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Oops, typo on ex. 5. I'll fix that :)

Nodata
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Don't worry I haven't get there yet =P

Nodata
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1We need to comment a lot about the writting but the most important is to solve the problems. Sorry I'm a little to much slow =P.

brinethery
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2That's okay! I just had a lightbulb pop up in my head when I realized that I could explain this stuff better than how it was explained in the packet that my instructor gave me.

brinethery
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2I'll return in a while, I haven't abandoned this thread.

brinethery
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2I have uploaded a revision of my document with more examples :) http://www.scribd.com/doc/85548870/ConversionsInvolvingLblLbfLbmandSlugs My goal was to beat the living hell out of this concept... a lot of the people in my class were just NOT understanding.

brinethery
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2So is there anything wrong?

Nodata
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1I don't know =(. Actually I did not know the unit called poundal.

Nodata
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1The things your wrote are very logically indeed and it seems to me that is right.

Nodata
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1But I'm not completly sure because I can not understand yet the conversion between slugs and lbm.

Nodata
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1I thought that the lbm was a unit of mass. Now I'm very confused about it.

brinethery
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Slug to lbm is similar to saying kilogram to gram. lbm is just a scaleddown version of slugs. lbm and slugs are both mass.

brinethery
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2lbl and lbf are units of force.

Nodata
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1and what is the scale factor?

Nodata
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1and that is independent of the planet?

brinethery
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2I meant... an object of a mass of 2 slugs on earth will be 2 slugs on Pluto... or wherever.

Nodata
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Ohh ok. I think I got it more clear.

brinethery
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Yay! I have educated an engineer in mechatronics!

Nodata
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1hahaha I'm not an engineer yet =P

brinethery
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2that's okay anyway :)

brinethery
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2I gave this document to my instructor and he really liked it.

Nodata
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1But thank you so much. I need to think about these units systems a lot more. I always skip that part haha.

Nodata
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Yeah! is very good. Congratulations good job =).

Nodata
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1you're educatin engineer all over the world.

brinethery
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2I think once you really GET this basic stuff on lbm, slugs, whatever... then all the other stuff involving these units becomes really easy. (But when I'm ruler of the universe, anyone who so as mentions gallons, slugs, lbm, etc. will be beheaded on the spot)

brinethery
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Thank you for all your support :)

Nodata
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Haha I support you on that!

Nodata
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Well have a good night brinethery. Now I can sleep in peace.

brinethery
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Lol... as long as you learn something you'll sleep well.
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