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Definition and details for sthene:
Sthène (sn) is a metric unit of force in meter-tonne-second system of units. One sthene is the force that will accelerate a mass of 1 metric ton (1000 kilograms) by 1 meter per second per second. One sthene is equal to 1000 newtons, or 108 dynes, or 224.809 pounds of force or 7233.01 poundals. The name comes from the Greek word σθένος, strength.
Definition and details for poundal:
Poundal (pdl or pl) is the unit of force in the British absolute system of units, used in engineering. One poundal is the force that accelerates a mass of 1 pound at a rate of one foot per second per second. This force is equal to approximately 0.138255 newtons. Today newton, is the preferred unit of force in engineering and technical work. Poundal was invented in the 1870s by the British mathematician James Thomson.