Enter the total torque (lbf-ft) and the total weight (lbs) into the Torque to Weight Ratio Calculator. The calculator will evaluate and display the Torque to Weight Ratio.

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## Torque to Weight Ratio Formula

The following formula is used to calculate the Torque to Weight Ratio.

TWR = TQ / W

- Where TWR is the Torque to Weight Ratio (lbf-ft/(lbs))
- TQ is the total torque (lbf-ft)
- W is the total weight (lbs)

To calculate the torque to weight ratio, divide the total torque by the total weight.

## How to Calculate Torque to Weight Ratio?

The following example problems outline how to calculate Torque to Weight Ratio.

Example Problem #1:

- First, determine the total torque (lb-ft).
- The total torque (lbf-ft) is given as: 500.

- Next, determine the total weight (lbs).
- The total weight (lbs) is provided as: 1000.

- Finally, calculate the Torque to Weight Ratio using the equation above:

TWR = TQ / W

The values given above are inserted into the equation below and the solution is calculated:

TWR = 500 / 1000 = .50 (lbf-ft/(lbs))

Example Problem #2:** **

For this problem, the variables required are provided below:

total torque (lbf-ft) = 300

total weight (lbs) = 2000

Test your knowledge using the equation and check your answer with the calculator above.

TWR = TQ / W** = ?**