# Joule

A measure of energy, work, or quantity of heat. One joule is the work done when the point of application of a force of one newton is displaced a distance of one meter in the direction of force. The absolute unit of work-energy equal to 107 ergs or about 0.7736 foot-pounds or 0.2389 calories.One joule is the work done when the point of application of a force of one newton is displaced a distance of one meter in the direction of force.

The absolute unit of work-energy equal to 107 ergs or about 0.7736 foot-pounds or 0.2389 calories.