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Conversion/Equivalency Factors

"J" Conversion/Equivalency Factors

Original Unit Multiplied
By
Conversion
Factor
Equals Final Unit
joules (J) x 9.48E–04 = British thermal units (Btu)
joules (J) x 10,000,000 = ergs
joules (J) x 0.73 = foot–pounds
joules (J) x 2.389E–04 = kilogram–calories
joules (J) x 0.10 = kilogram–meters
joules (J) x 723.30 = poundals
joules (J) x 22.48 = pounds (lb)
joules (J) x 2.778E–04 = watthours (Wh)
joules/centimeter x 10,000,000 = dynes
joules/centimeter x 10,200 = grams (g)
joules/centimeter x 100 = joules/meter (newton)

a Exact conversion.

b Calculated by the Energy Information Administration.

c Estimated.

This table was last updated January 31, 2014.