What Does Joule Mean?
Joule is the unit of electrical, mechanical, and thermal energy. It is derived from the International System of Units.
One joule is equal to:
- A current of 1 ampere passed through a resistance of 1 ohm for 1 second
- A force of 1 newton acting through a distance of 1 meter
- An electric charge of 1 coulomb moved through an electrical potential difference of 1 volt
- 1 watt of power produced for 1 second