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What is 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. It 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 (1 J = 1 N⋅m = 1 W⋅s = 1 kg⋅m2/s2).
The SI is an abbreviation for the International System of Units.
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