## ››Convert erg to picojoule

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How many erg in 1 picojoule? The answer is 1.0E-5.
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The SI derived unit for energy is the joule.
1 joule is equal to 10000000 erg, or 1000000000000 picojoule.
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## ››Quick conversion chart of erg to picojoule

1 erg to picojoule = 100000 picojoule

2 erg to picojoule = 200000 picojoule

3 erg to picojoule = 300000 picojoule

4 erg to picojoule = 400000 picojoule

5 erg to picojoule = 500000 picojoule

6 erg to picojoule = 600000 picojoule

7 erg to picojoule = 700000 picojoule

8 erg to picojoule = 800000 picojoule

9 erg to picojoule = 900000 picojoule

10 erg to picojoule = 1000000 picojoule

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## ››Definition: Erg

An erg is the unit of energy and mechanical work in the centimetre-gram-second (CGS) system of units, symbol "erg". Its name is derived from the Greek word meaning "work".

## ››Definition: Picojoule

The SI prefix "pico" represents a factor of 10-12, or in exponential notation, 1E-12.

So 1 picojoule = 10-12 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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