›› Measurement unit: centijoule

Full name: centijoule

Plural form: centijoules

Symbol: cJ

Category type: energy

Scale factor: 0.01


›› SI unit: joule

The SI derived unit for energy is the joule.
1 joule is equal to 100 centijoule.


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›› Definition: Centijoule

The SI prefix "centi" represents a factor of 10-2, or in exponential notation, 1E-2.

So 1 centijoule = 10-2 joules.

The definition of a joule is as follows:

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).


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