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kilojoule (unit of energy or work), pl. kilojoules, abbr. kJ

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About kilojoule

The kilojoule is a unit of energy or work equal to 1,000 joules (1 kJ = 1,000 J), the SI derived unit of energy.

The kilojoule (kJ) is also equal to 1012 nanojoules (nJ), or 109 microjoules (μJ), or 106 millijoules (mJ), or 0.001 megajoules (MJ), or 10-6 gigajoules (GJ) or 10-9 terajoules (TJ).

One kilojoule is equal to one thousand joules. The joule is the energy consumed or work done when a force of one newton acts to move an object through a distance of one meter or the energy required to produce one watt of power for one second.

Symbol: kJ

Plural: kilojoules

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