|Unit system||Gravitational metric system|
|Unit of||Torque, Energy|
|Symbol||kp·m or m·kp|
|1 kp·m in ...||... is equal to ...|
|SI|| 9.80665 N·m|
Torque is a product of the length of a lever and the force applied to the lever. One kilopond is the force applied to one kilogram due to gravitational acceleration; this force is exactly 9.80665 N. This means 1 kp·m = 9.80665 kg·m2/s2 = 9.80665 N·m.