››Convert erg to yoctojoule

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How many erg in 1 yoctojoule? The answer is 1.0E-17.
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The SI derived unit for energy is the joule.
1 joule is equal to 10000000 erg, or 1.0E+24 yoctojoule.
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››Quick conversion chart of erg to yoctojoule

1 erg to yoctojoule = 1.0E+17 yoctojoule

2 erg to yoctojoule = 2.0E+17 yoctojoule

3 erg to yoctojoule = 3.0E+17 yoctojoule

4 erg to yoctojoule = 4.0E+17 yoctojoule

5 erg to yoctojoule = 5.0E+17 yoctojoule

6 erg to yoctojoule = 6.0E+17 yoctojoule

7 erg to yoctojoule = 7.0E+17 yoctojoule

8 erg to yoctojoule = 8.0E+17 yoctojoule

9 erg to yoctojoule = 9.0E+17 yoctojoule

10 erg to yoctojoule = 1.0E+18 yoctojoule

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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: Yoctojoule

The SI prefix "yocto" represents a factor of 10-24, or in exponential notation, 1E-24.

So 1 yoctojoule = 10-24 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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