Definition: Joule

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Joule

A metric unit of energy or work; 1 joule per second equals 1 watt; 1 Btu equals 1,055 joules.[1][2]

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Also Known As
J
Related Terms
British thermal unitEnergyWattenergy
References
  1. http://www.eia.gov/tools/glossary/index.cfm?id=J
  2. http://www1.eere.energy.gov/site_administration/glossary.html#J