This A-G ship also must supply energy, foot-pound for foot-pound, for every foot it raises the vehicle.
This in scientific works is usually referred to as the foot-pound.
Dynam, dī′nam, n. a unit of work, a foot-pound: the resultant of all the forces acting on a body.
The foot-pound is the unit of measurement employed in the study of work.
The British measure of energy is the foot-pound; the metric measure is the kilogrammetre.
A foot-pound represents the amount of power required to lift one pound one foot high.
A unit of work equal to the energy expended, or work done, in raising a mass of 1 pound a height of 1 foot against gravity.