›› Convert joule to erg


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How many joule in 1 erg? The answer is 1.0E-7.
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The SI derived unit for energy is the joule.
1 joule is equal to 10000000 erg.
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›› Quick conversion chart of joule to erg

1 joule to erg = 10000000 erg

2 joule to erg = 20000000 erg

3 joule to erg = 30000000 erg

4 joule to erg = 40000000 erg

5 joule to erg = 50000000 erg

6 joule to erg = 60000000 erg

7 joule to erg = 70000000 erg

8 joule to erg = 80000000 erg

9 joule to erg = 90000000 erg

10 joule to erg = 100000000 erg

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›› Definition: Joule

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).

›› 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".

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