Convert dyne to decanewton
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Definition and details for dyne:
Dyne (symbol "dyn", from Greek δύναμις "dynamis" meaning power, force) is the CGS unit of force. One dyne is the force that accelerates a mass of one gram at the rate of one centimeter per second per second. One dyne is equal to exactly 10-5 newton, or about 2.248 x 10-6 pound of force (lbf) in the traditional English system.
Definition and details for decanewton:
Dekanewton or decanewton (daN) is a metric unit of force equal to 10 newtons, or 1 megadyne, or 1,019716 kilograms of force (kgf) or kiloponds (kp). This unit is a convenient substitute for the kilogram of force or kilopond, since it is nearly equal to those units.