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## BTU to ft-lb

Formula: Energy in Foot-pounds (ft-lb) = Energy in British Thermal Units (BTU) x 778.169

#### Foot-pound :

British Thermal UnitsFoot-pounds
1778.169

## ft-lb to BTU

Formula: Energy in British Thermal Units (BTU) = Energy in Foot-pounds (ft-lb) ÷ 778.169

#### British Thermal Unit :

Foot-poundsBritish Thermal Units
10.0012850678965623148

## Conversion Factors:

• British Thermal Units to Foot-pounds: 1 BTU = 778.169 ft-lb
• Foot-pounds to British Thermal Units: 1 ft-lb = 1/778.169 BTU

## How to Convert British Thermal Units to Foot-pounds:

To convert British Thermal Units to foot-pounds, multiply the number of BTUs by 778.169.

Foot-pounds=BTU×778.169

Example: Convert 200 BTUs to foot-pounds.

Foot-pounds=200×778.169=155,633.8 ft-lb

## How to Convert Foot-pounds to British Thermal Units:

To convert foot-pounds to British Thermal Units, divide the number of foot-pounds by 778.169.

BTU=Foot-pounds/778.169

Example: Convert 500,000 foot-pounds to BTUs.

BTU=500,000/778.169=642.32 BTU

## 1. Solved Examples on Converting British Thermal Unit to Foot-pound

### Example 1: Convert 1 BTU to foot-pounds

Foot-pound=1 BTU×778.169

Foot-pound=778.17ft-lb

### Example 2: Convert 2 BTU to foot-pounds

Foot-pound=2 BTU×778.169

Foot-pound=1,556.34ft-lb

### Example 3: Convert 5 BTU to foot-pounds

Foot-pound=5 BTU×778.169

Foot-pound=3,890.85ft-lb

### Example 4: Convert 10 BTU to foot-pounds

Foot-pound=10 BTU×778.169

Foot-pound=7,781.69ft-lb

### Example 5: Convert 20 BTU to foot-pounds

Foot-pound=20 BTU×778.169

Foot-pound=15,563.38ft-lb

## 2. Solved Examples on Converting Foot-pound to British Thermal Unit

### Example 1: Convert 1 foot-pound to BTU

BTU=1 ft-lb/778.169

BTU=0.00129BTU

### Example 2: Convert 10 foot-pounds to BTU

BTU=10 ft-lb/778.169

BTU=0.01285BTU

### Example 3: Convert 50 foot-pounds to BTU

BTU=50 ft-lb/778.169

BTU=0.06425BTU

### Example 4: Convert 100 foot-pounds to BTU

BTU=100 ft-lb/778.169

BTU=0.12850BTU

### Example 5: Convert 500 foot-pounds to BTU

BTU=500 ft-lb/778.169

BTU=0.64232BTU

## Are British Thermal Units and foot-pounds commonly used together?

While BTUs and foot-pounds both measure energy, they are used in different contexts. BTUs are typically used in heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems, whereas foot-pounds are used in mechanical and engineering contexts.

## Is there a simple way to remember the conversion factor?

A simple way to remember the conversion factor is to note that 1 BTU is approximately equal to 778.169 foot-pounds.

## What tools can I use to convert British Thermal Units to foot-pounds?

You can use calculators, online conversion tools, or even spreadsheet software like Excel to perform these conversions quickly and accurately.

## How do I ensure the accuracy of my conversion?

To ensure accuracy, use the precise conversion factor 778.169 and double-check your calculations, especially when converting large or critical values.

## What are some practical applications of this conversion?

This conversion is useful in fields such as HVAC (heating, ventilation, and air conditioning), thermodynamics, and energy management where both thermal and mechanical energy measurements are important.