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1A unit of energy equal to the amount required to raise 1 pound a distance of 1 foot.
‘It is not necessary to hold a certificate for an air rifle which can produce a kinetic energy of less than 12 foot-pounds.’
‘The standard XC is powered by a 2.5-litre turbocharged five-cylinder engine pumping out 208 horsepower and 236 foot-pounds of torque.’
‘The ‘drop’ is based on the prisoners weight, (tables were developed in England during the 1800's) to deliver 1260 foot-pounds of force to the neck.’
‘As much as 250,000 foot-pounds of torque and 120 tons of extraction force are used to screw in and withdraw the auger.’
‘The crew chief, Wayne Ridley explained it has 693 horsepower with 657 foot-pounds of torque, which it holds from 5,200 to 8,000 rpm.’
‘The spindles are driven by cone drive gear boxes through universal joints capable of up to 6,000 foot-pounds per spindle.’
‘The 8100 gas motor strikes 325 horsepower at 4,000 rpm and reaches optimum torque of 450 foot-pounds at 2,800 rpm.’
‘The most practical measurement for us is free recoil energy in foot-pounds.’
‘In another case, there is a typo that got through in the third edition of the same book that says to tighten the crank bolt to 300 foot-pounds, rather than 300 inch-pounds!’
‘It spits up to 440 grains of .50 caliber lead at 1,600 foot pounds to generate almost 2,600 foot-pounds of energy.’
‘The 1.5-litre, four-cylinder engine generates 76 horsepower and 82 foot-pounds of torque, while the permanent-magnet, electric-drive motor is good for an additional 67 hp. and 295 ft.-lb. of torque.’
‘Weighing anywhere from 50 to 75 grains (or a mere one-eighth of an ounce) and traveling anywhere from 2800 to 3800 feet per second, it strikes with up to 1400 foot-pounds of kinetic energy.’
‘There are no ergs, joules, electron-volts, calories, or foot-pounds of New Age energy.’
‘The engine was at 850 foot-pounds of torque, too high to land.’
‘There are also standards for the amount of foot-pounds that can be used to pull cable, as well as correct ways to pull cables through wall penetrations that keep cables from being damaged.’
‘A 1.6-litre in-line-four is the only engine choice, offering 105 horsepower and 107 foot-pounds of torque, and coupled to either a five-speed manual transmission or a four-speed automatic.’
‘Excavator-driven hammer prices usually reflect power output measured in foot-pounds.’
‘Air pistols are limited by law to a kinetic energy level of six foot-pounds (ft/lbs).’
‘Realizing we were only a couple of miles south of the airport and at 5,000 feet, I reduced power to 200 foot-pounds, lowered the gear, and slowed to 100 knots.’
‘While both may exert the same amount of total energy measured in foot-pounds, the rapid transfer of the punch is far more devastating.’
‘Nominal velocity in feet per second and muzzle energy in foot-pounds are drawn from the amino-makers' catalogs and from the pages of Bob Forker's excellent text, ‘Ammo and Ballistics.’’
‘The ammunition, featuring Speer's 170-grain, flat-nose, soft-point bullet, produces 2,000 feet-per-second of muzzle velocity and 1.510 foot-pounds of energy.’
‘A 2.2-litre in-line four is the base engine, offering 145 horsepower and 155 foot-pounds of torque.’
2A unit of torque equal to the force of 1 lb acting perpendicularly to an axis of rotation at a distance of 1 foot.
‘I took the controls and turned toward the Fairhope airport, setting 850 foot-pounds of torque.’
‘A 2.2-litre in-line four is the base engine, offering 145 horsepower and 155 foot-pounds of torque.’
‘For the technically minded, that engine generates 520 foot-pounds of torque at 4000 rpms.’
‘The engine was at 850 foot-pounds of torque, too high to land.’
‘It offers a 30-hp, 12,000-rpm spindle with 123 foot-pounds of torque.’