Convert Joule [J] to...
|1 J in ...||... is equal to ...|
|SI units||1×10-3 kJ
|Imperial/US unit(s)||0.73758 ft.lbf
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The joule, symbol J, is a derived unit of energy in the International System of Units.
One joule is equal to the energy transferred to (or work done on) an object when a force of one newton acts on that object in the direction of its motion through a distance of one metre (1 newton metre or N·m). It is also the energy dissipated as heat when an electric current of one ampere passes through a resistance of one ohm for one second.
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