In units, joule, symbol J, in honor of James Joule, is the SI unit for energy, which became a formal adoption in 1971, in components units of newtons times meters, or Nm. [1]

See also
Joule’s first law
Joule’s second law
SI unit geniuses

1. Hay, William W. (2016). Experimenting on a Small Planet: a History of Scientific Discoveries, a Future of Climate Change, and Global Warming (discovery table, pgs. 234-36). Springer.

External links
Joule – Wikipedia.

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