# Area Moment of Inertia - Converter

## Convert between Area Moment of Inertia units

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Area Moment of Inertia is defined with respect to a specific rotation axis:

The moment of inertia of a point mass related to an axis is defined as *the product of the mass times the distance from the axis squared*.

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kg m^{2} | lb ft^{2} | lb in^{2} | |

kg m^{2} | 1 | 23.7 | 3417 |

lb ft^{2} | 0.04214 | 1 | 144 |

lb in^{2} | 0.00029264 | 0.00694 | 1 |

The Area Moment Of Inertia of a beams cross-sectional area measures the beams ability to resist bending.

- The larger the Are Moment of Inertia - the less the beam will bend

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