How many kilojoules in 1 erg?
The answer is 1.0E-10.
We assume you are converting between kilojoule and erg.
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The SI derived unit for energy is the joule.
1 joule is equal to 0.001 kilojoules, or 10000000 erg.
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››Quick conversion chart of kilojoules to erg

1 kilojoules to erg = 10000000000 erg

2 kilojoules to erg = 20000000000 erg

3 kilojoules to erg = 30000000000 erg

4 kilojoules to erg = 40000000000 erg

5 kilojoules to erg = 50000000000 erg

6 kilojoules to erg = 60000000000 erg

7 kilojoules to erg = 70000000000 erg

8 kilojoules to erg = 80000000000 erg

9 kilojoules to erg = 90000000000 erg

10 kilojoules to erg = 100000000000 erg

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The SI prefix "kilo" represents a factor of
10^{3}, or in exponential notation, 1E3.

So 1 kilojoule = 10^{3} 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).

››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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