The foot-poundal (symbol: ft-pdl) is a unit of energy that is part of the foot-pound-second system of units, in Imperial units introduced in 1879, and is from the specialized subsystem of Absolute English[1] (a coherent system).

The foot-poundal is equal to 1/32.174049 that of the more commonly used foot-pound force.


1 foot-poundal is equivalent to:

See also


  1. ^ Edward F. Obert, Thermodynamics, McGraw-Hill Book Co., 1948.