›› Convert British thermal unit to petajoule

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How many British thermal unit in 1 petajoule? The answer is 947817077749.15.
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The SI derived unit for energy is the joule.
1 joule is equal to 0.00094781707774915 British thermal unit, or 1.0E-15 petajoule.
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›› 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.

›› Definition: Petajoule

The SI prefix "peta" represents a factor of 1015, or in exponential notation, 1E15.

So 1 petajoule = 1015 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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