How many joules in 1 foot pounds?
The answer is 1.35581794833.
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The SI derived unit for energy is the joule.
1 joule is equal to 0.737562149277 foot pounds.
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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).
In physics, a foot-pound force (symbol ft·lbf or ft·lbf), usually abbreviated to foot-pound, is an Imperial and U.S. customary unit of mechanical work, or energy, although in scientific fields one commonly uses the equivalent metric unit of the joule (J). There are approximately 1.356 J/ft·lbf, or exactly 1.355 817 948 331 400 4 J/ft·lbf.
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