Full name: terajoule
Plural form: terajoules
Category type: energy
Scale factor: 1000000000000
The SI derived unit for energy is the joule.
1 joule is equal to 1.0E-12 terajoule.
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The SI prefix "tera" represents a factor of 1012, or in exponential notation, 1E12.
So 1 terajoule = 1012 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).