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A unit of work which is equal to 107 ergs (the unit of work in the C. G. S. system of units), and is equivalent to one watt-second, the energy expended in one second by an electric current of one ampere in a resistance of one ohm; also called the absolute joule. It is abbreviated J or j. The international joule is slightly larger, being 1.000167 times the absolute joule. The absolute joule is approximately equal to 0.737562 foot pounds, 0.239006 gram-calories (small calories), and 3.72506 x 10-7 horsepower-hours, and 0.000948451 B.t.u.

unit for work in the MKS system of units: 1 J = 107 ergs = 0.239 cal.

jool The unit for measuring energy (J).

It is the unit of work and energy.

The unit of work or energy, it is the energy need for a current of one ampere to flow through a resistance of one ohm for one second.

Metric unit of work or energy.

Jool/ - A unit of energy. See also: Advanced Topics

A unit of energy, equal to the work required lift a one kilogram mass a distance of 0.101 meters, or to lift a one pound mass 8.8 inches. For IFE the unit megajoules (MJ), or millions of joules, is convenient. For comparison, the detonation of one kilogram (2.2 pounds) of high explosive releases roughly 4.2 MJ, the combustion of a kilogram of coal releases just over 30 MJ of energy, and the National Ignition Facility's lasers will deposit 1.8 MJ of laser energy into ICF targets. Units of kilojoules (kJ), or thousands of joules; and gigajoules (GJ), or billions of joules, are also used.

The International System unit of electrical, mechanical, and thermal energy. A unit of electrical energy equal to the work done when a current of 1 ampere is passed through a resistance of 1 ohm for 1 second. A unit of energy equal to the work done when a force of 1 newton acts through a distance of 1 meter. L-M Light Ends The portion of a liquid hydrocarbon mixture having the lowest boiling points which are easily evaporated.

A unit for all forms of energy or work. The joule is equal to 10 ergs which is on the order of 1 watt-second. It is approximately equal to 0.738 foot-pound of 0.239 calorie.

A unit of measurement equal to the energy expelled by passing one ampere of current through a one ohm circuit for one second.

A joule is the standard unit for energy. Another common energy unit is the calorie. When we think of dietary calories, we are really thinking of Calories with a capital "C" which contain 1000 calories. Each Calorie contains 4,184 joules.

Approved unit of work, energy or heat under the SI Metric System.

Measurement of energy. Used to define the maximum muzzle energy. The legal limit for Airsoft weapons is 1.35j. See section on the Law for more details.

the SI unit of measurement of energy; equivalent to kg-m2/s2.

A metric unit of energy or work; the energy produced by a force of one Newton operating through a distance of one meter; 1 Joule per second equals 1 Watt or 0.737 foot-pounds; 1 Btu equals 1,055 Joules.

One watt-second = the energy released in one second by a current of 1 A

Unit of measurement for energy. 1 PJ (Peta Joule) = 10³ TJ (Tera) = 106 GJ (Giga) = 277.8 GWh (Giga Watt hour)

One newton meter or 1 kg • m2/s2

Unit of energy. In the GREEN model, each unit of fuel has a specific energy content, but all are specified in terms of joules (or more precisely exajoules). For example, one barrel of oil contains 5.736 109 joules (i.e. approximately 5.7 billion joules.)

The unit of work in the metric system.

A unit of energy or work. The absolute joule is equal to 10 million ergs. The internal joule is equal to the work required to maintain a current of one ampere for one second in a resistance of one ohm.

a unit of work or energy. It is the work done when a force of one newton moves an object one metre. It is equal to 4,187 calories. potassium.

the SI unit of energy, symbol J. Named after English physicist James Prescott Joule (1818 - 1889) who helped to establish the concept of energy.

A unit of energy, measured in newtons per meter. The rate of using joules per second is watts.

The joule (J) is the unit of work and energy. A joule is N Â· m or kg Â· m2/s2.

After James Prescott Joule, English (1818-1889). The joule is a unit of energy.

SI unit of work and energy; symbolized: J; derived unit with special name and symbol; derived unit computers & web file extension

the S.I. unit of energy, work, or quantity of heat. It is the force of one newton acting over a distance of a meter.

Unit of energy (= 1 Nm = 1 Ws) (SI)

The amount of energy needed to sustain 1 amp for 1 sec in a 1-ohm resistance.

Unit of energy in the SI (Système International) system of units. The joule is sometimes used in photography to indicate the output of an electronic flash.

A measure of energy; the work required to perform a task.

Metric unit of energy, equivalent to the work done by a force of one Newton applied over a distance of one meter (= 1 kg m2/s2). One joule (J) = 0.239 calories (1 calorie = 4.187 J).

A scientific unit of energy. See the conversion table in Appendix B for the equivalent in calories and Calories.

a unit of energy in the MKS units system

Measurement used in laser energy output, usually expressed per square centimeter (cm2)

a kilogram meter squared per second squared

a measurement used to calculate the power of the gun and is more accurate than using Feet Per Second

a metric unit derived from the Newton - Metre

a Newton metre, a Newton is a kg

an international unit of energy defined as the energy produced from one watt flowing for one second

a si (metric) unit for measuring energy

a watt-second and a hertz is a cycle per second

a watt second and is "energy"

one Newton-meter; a unit of work equivalent to 0.239 calories.

A unit of work; 1 joule of work is performed when a force of 1 newton is used to move an object a distance of 1 meter.

The energy required to push with a force of one Newton for one meter.

(SI symbol: J) The amount of energy needed to apply a force of 1 newton over a distance of 1 metre.

The amount of work done when a force of one newton moves a distance of one metre.

The unit for measuring electrical, mechanical, and thermal energy.

A unit of energy. One joule is the energy expended in 1 second by a current of 1 amp flowing through a resistance of 1 ohm.

The international unit of measurement of energy, work, and heat. One joule equals the work done when a force of 1 newton moves a body 1 meter.

Unit of work or energy equal to the work done by a force of one Newton acting through a distance of one meter.

The unit of energy (measured over time). One Joule is equivalent to the heat generated during one second when one Volt is driving one Amp around a circuit.

A joule Is a measure of the energy contained in an impulse or conversely it is a measure of the absorption capability of a surge protection device.1 joule = 1 watt x 1 second.

the unit for energy. Sometimes seen as kilojoules (kJ) or megajoules (MJ) when large amounts of energy are involved.

the unit for energy or work and is equivalent to a force of one Newton acting on a mass through a distance of one metre in the direction of the force, ie 1 J = 1 Nm

Unit of measurement for Energy, being the amount of energy required to lift a one pound weight about nine inches.

Unit of energy. A joule is one watt for one second.

A standard international unit of energy; 1055 Joules is equal to 1 BTU.

a measurement of energy

Electronics: A measure of the amount of energy delivered by one watt of power in one second or 1 million watts of power in one microsecond. The Joule rating of a surge protection device is the amount of energy that it can absorb before it becomes damaged. Named for James Prescott Joule. 1 Joule = 0.5 x ( Capacitance in Farads Voltage

A unit defining work, or energy, related to Charpy Impact Testing. One Joule is approximately 0.74 foot pounds.

a unit of energy (metric). One kilowatt hour equals 3.6 million joules. Raising a sandwich from your plate to your mouth requires approximately one joule of energy.

1 Joule is the amount of work, which is necessary to move the origin of force for 1 N into the direction of the force for 1 m; SI unit of work or energy

(a) The SI unit of energy, work, or quantity of heat. 1 J is equal to a force of 1 newton acting over a distance of 1 meter. 1 J = 107 ergs. [H76] (b) The SI and the practical unit of work which is equal to a force of one newton acting over a distance of one metre in the direction of the force. It is equivalent to 107 ergs and in electrical units is equal to a watt second. The unit was originally proposed by the British Association in 1888, who recommended that it be named after J. P. Joule (1818-1889), the originator of the mechanical theory of heat. It was recognized by the IEC in 1889. In 1948 the joule was adopted as the unit of heat by the International Conference on Weights and Measures, so that the specific heat of water at 15°C is 4185.5 joule (kg °C)-1, a figure previously always associated with , the mechanical equivalent of heat. The idea of using the joule as a unit of heat had the support of the British Association in 1896, but little notice was taken of their proposal at that time. (1 J = 2.78 × 10-7 kW h = 9.47 × 10-4 Btu = 9.47 × 10-9 therm.) [JM92

A unit of measurement for energy in the SI or MKS system. Equal to 0.7378 foot-pound in the English system and 107 ergs in the CGS system.

The SI unit of energy, equal to the work required to move a 1 kg mass against an opposing force of 1 newton. 1 J = 1 kg m2 s-2 = 4.184 calories.

The basic of thermal energy. The work done by the force of one newton acting through a distance of one meter.

a unit for energy (or work), defined as the work done by a force of 1 newton when the object it acts on moves 1 meter.

The international unit of energy; energy produced by a power of one watt for one second; the joule is a very small unit (there are 3.6 million joules in a kilowatt-hour)

The unit of energy given the letter J, which is equal to a newton-meter.

The base unit of energy.

A unit of energy. One joule equals one watt/second.

A unit of energy or work, equal to one watt of power applied for one second. In more fundamental units, a joule is defined as the work required to move an object one meter while applying a force of one newton (N), where a newton is the force required to accelerate a one kilogram mass at one meter per square second.

The basic unit of thermal energy.

a unit of energy ( see GJ (gigajoule), PJ (petajoule), MJ (megajoule))

Measure of electrical energy, also refers to a surge suppressor's ability to absorb energy.

A unit of energy. A gigajoule GJ is 109 (1 billion) joules.

Unit of work or energy in the International System (SI) of Units; it is equal to the work done by a force of one newton acting through one meter.

The international unit of energy. The energy produced by a power of one watt flowing for one second.

Unit of energy, equivalent to the work done in lifting a one-newton weight a distance of one meter.

A measure of energy, work or quantity of heat. One joule is the work done when a force of one newton is displaced a distance of one meter in the direction of force.

SI unit of energy (or work or heat) equal to one newton-meter.

One watt per second. Generally used as a measure of laser output.

A unit of energy. Describes energy output for pulsed light based systems.

A unit of energy. One joule is equal to the energy expended in one second by one ampere against the resistance of one ohm. In the mechanical testing of steel it is the unit used in the Charpy V notch impact test.

A unit of energy or work equivalent to one watt per second, 0.737 foot-pounds, or 0.238 Calories, or 9.484 X 10-4 British Thermal Unit (BTU).

A unit of electrical energy equal to the work done when a current of one ampere passes through a resistance of one ohm for one second

A unit of energy equal to 0.2389 calories.

The SI unit of work done, or energy. One joule is the work done when a force of one newton moves an object one metre.[ edit] [ edit] [ edit

A unit of energy. One joule equals 0.2388 calories or 0.0009481 Btu.

The unit of work, equal to one Newton expended along a distance of one meter (1J = 1N X 1m).

Unit of energy equal to 1/3600 kilowatt-hours.

(or J) is the physical measurement for work. One joule equals the work needed to lift one kilogram (2.2 pounds) ten centimeters off the ground. It can also be used to measure heat energy. One kilocalorie, an older energy unit, equals 4.1868 kilojoules.

In the international system of units, the amount of energy needed to raise the temperature of 1 kilogram of water 1 degree Celsius.

A unit for measuring energy such as electrical current. Energy is a function of electrical current actually delivered, the voltage and the shock duration.

A metric measurement of force equal to one Newton operating through the distance or one metre.

In the international system of units, the amount of energy needed to raise one kilogram of water one degree Celsius.

A unit of work or energy equal to one Newton meter (N m).

A unit of energy (1 watt-second) used to describe the rate of energy delivery. It is equal to one watt-second or 0.239 calorie.

(symbol J) - named in honor of British physicist James P. Joule (rhymes with pool) who proved in 1843 that a specific amount of work was converted into a specific amount of heat. A joule is now a unit for all forms of energy. One joule of work is done when the force of one NEWTON is exerted on an object moving in the direction of the force, a distance of one meter. It takes about one joule to lift an apple over your head. As the transition from the English system of energy measurement to the international system of units (SI) picks up momentum, we will soon become accustomed to hearing more frequently of kilojoules (Kj) and megajoules (Mj). One kilowatt-hour = 3.6 x 106 joules. One calorie = 4.187 joules.

Standard unit of energy in the meter-kilogram system.

unit of energy or work used in rating gas turbine ignition systems. A joule is equal to the amount of energy expended in one second by an electric current of one ampere through a resistance of one ohm.

A unit of energy expended when a force of 1 newton (unit of measurement) moves the point of application 1 meter in the direction of the force. (1 watt = 1 joule/sec.)

The unit of work or energy in the mks system of units. It is the work done by a force of one newton in moving its point of application one meter in the direction of the force. Some equivalences are: 1 joule = watt sec = ergs; 1 calorie = 4.1868 joules.

unit of measurement of energy â€“ particularly energy supplied by food or expended during exercise.

A unit of energy or work in the MKS system; the work done when the point of application of 1 newton is displaced a distance of 1 meter in the direction of the force. 1 joule = 10E7 ergs = 1 watt second.

The mks unit of work or energy equivalent to heat generated in 1 second by 1 ampere flowing through 1 ohm. A watt/second. A measurement of work in time. 1 joule equals 0.0002778 watt/hours. 1 kilowatt hour is equivalent to 3,600,000 joules.

SI unit for the measurement of energy. It is defined as the amount of power, measured in watts, multiplied by the amount of time, measured in seconds.

A joule is the amount of work done by a force of one newton acting through one meter.

a unit of measurement for energy; 1 calorie 5 4.184 joules.

Unit of energy a surge protection device can absorb before it can be damaged. 12.19

The joule (IPA pronunciation: or ) (symbol: J) is the SI unit of energy. It was named after James Prescott Joule for his work on the relationship between heat and mechanical work.

English physicist who established the mechanical theory of heat and discovered the first law of thermodynamics (1818-1889)

a measurement of power or heat required to sustain one

a measure of work done, or heat quantity