To: "INTERNET:seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org" <seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org>
Subject: RE: Purpose?
From: Mark Gilligan <MarkKGilligan(--nospam--at)compuserve.com>
Date: Wed, 4 Apr 2001 10:24:02 -0500
A pound can be a unit of mass or a unit of force depending on the system
you decide to use. Engineers typically use a pound as a unit of force.
>Can someone explain the difference between a slug and a lb-mass? I was
always under the impression that a slug was the British unit for mass and
now I see lb-mass used.