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# joule (Joule)

SI energy measure. Symbol: J. It is the work done when the point of application of 1 Newton is displaced a distance of 1 Meter in the direction of the force. Joule = N*m = m^2*kg*s^(-2).

## Ontology

SUMO / UNITS-OF-MEASURE

## Class(es)

 systeme international unit

joule

## Superclass(es)

 entity

abstract

quantity

physical quantity
 entity

abstract

relation

single valued relation

function

function quantity

joule

## Coordinate term(s)

ampere  becquerel  british thermal unit  calorie  candela  celsius degree  coulomb  electron volt  farad  gram  gray  henry  hertz  kelvin degree  lumen  lux  meter  mole  newton  ohm  pascal  pound force  radian  second duration  siemens  sievert  steradian  tesla  unary constant functionquantity  volt  watt  weber

## Related WordNet synsets

joule, J, watt second
a unit of electrical energy equal to the work done when a current of one ampere passes through a resistance of one ohm for one second

## Axioms (3)

If number is an instance of real number, then "number electron volt(s)" is equal to ""number**" joule(s)".
```(=>
(instance ?NUMBER RealNumber)
(equal
(MeasureFn ?NUMBER ElectronVolt)
(MeasureFn
(MultiplicationFn ?NUMBER 1.60217733 E-19)
Joule)))```

If number is an instance of real number, then "number calorie(s)" is equal to ""number*" joule(s)".
```(=>
(instance ?NUMBER RealNumber)
(equal
(MeasureFn ?NUMBER Calorie)
(MeasureFn
(MultiplicationFn ?NUMBER 4.1868)
Joule)))```

If number is an instance of real number, then "number british thermal unit(s)" is equal to ""number*" joule(s)".
```(=>
(instance ?NUMBER RealNumber)
(equal
(MeasureFn ?NUMBER BritishThermalUnit)
(MeasureFn
(MultiplicationFn ?NUMBER 1055.05585262)
Joule)))```