# ››Convert joule to foot-pound force

 joules foot pounds

How many joules in 1 foot pounds? The answer is 1.3558179483314.
We assume you are converting between joule and foot-pound force.
You can view more details on each measurement unit:
joules or foot pounds
The SI derived unit for energy is the joule.
1 joule is equal to 0.73756214927727 foot pounds.
Note that rounding errors may occur, so always check the results.
Use this page to learn how to convert between joules and foot pounds.
Type in your own numbers in the form to convert the units!

# ››Want other units?

You can do the reverse unit conversion from foot pounds to joules, or enter any two units below:

# Enter two units to convert

 From: To:

# ››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: Foot pound

In physics, a foot-pound force (symbol ft·lbf or ft·lbf), usually abbreviated to foot-pound, is an Imperial and U.S. customary unit of mechanical work, or energy, although in scientific fields one commonly uses the equivalent metric unit of the joule (J). There are approximately 1.356 J/ft·lbf, or exactly 1.355 817 948 331 400 4 J/ft·lbf.

# ››Metric conversions and more

ConvertUnits.com provides an online conversion calculator for all types of measurement units. You can find metric conversion tables for SI units, as well as English units, currency, and other data. Type in unit symbols, abbreviations, or full names for units of length, area, mass, pressure, and other types. Examples include mm, inch, 100 kg, US fluid ounce, 6'3", 10 stone 4, cubic cm, metres squared, grams, moles, feet per second, and many more!