›› Convert joule to British thermal unit

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British thermal unit



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How many joule in 1 British thermal unit? The answer is 1055.0559.
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The SI derived unit for energy is the joule.
1 joule is equal to 0.000947817077749 British thermal unit.
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›› Definition: Joule

The joule (symbol J, also called newton meter, watt second, or coulomb volt) is the SI unit of energy and work. The unit is pronounced to rhyme with "tool", and is named in honor of the physicist James Prescott Joule (1818-1889).


›› Definition: Btu

The British thermal unit (BTU or Btu) is a non-metric unit of energy, used in the United States and, to a lesser extent, the UK (where it isgenerally only used for heating systems). The SI unit is the joule (J), which is used by most other countries.


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