# Convert megajoule to joule

## What is a megajoule?

A unit that is called megajoule is a joule’s derivative and belongs to the standard system applicable in different countries all over the world. It was introduced at the Second International Congress of Electricians and nine years got international recognition.

It is applied for the evaluation of work, heating and energetic features and means the work done by a 1-newton force, which moves mass for 1 meter in the corresponding force direction. One J has the same meaning as one newton per meter and one kg x m² x s-².

As for the megajoule or MJ for short, it has the same physical meaning but a larger numeric value. The prefix mega stands for 106. Therefore, one MJ corresponds to 106 J or 1000000 J. It is applied in various calculations and is convenient for scientific and industrial tasks that deal with big numbers.

## What is a joule?

Joule is a metric that is utilized for the evaluation of work, heat and energetic levels and has international recognition. Its definition tells us that it corresponds to the work done by a 1-newton force, which moves mass for 1 meter in the force’s direction. Therefore, one J equals one N per m or one kg x m² x s-².

It is also applied in electrical area and means the work of the force of an electric field done for 1 second at a 1-volt voltage to keep the stability of a 1-ampere current.

The term was introduced at the Second International Congress of Electricians, held in the year of Joule's death and was recognized internationally nine years after this event. From that time, one international joule equals 1.00020 absolute units. Later, this unit was also applied as the standard and belongs to the metrics applicable worldwide.

## How to Convert megajoule to joule

To convert mj to j, you can employ the subsequent instructions and techniques:

- Employing the metric system prefixes: The prefix "mega-" represents an element of 1,000,000. So, one megajoule is identical to one million joules. The instructions are clear: 1 MJ = 1,000,000 J.
- Direct accumulation: Multiply the matter in MJ by 1,000,000 to obtain the equivalent value in joules.

These techniques permit you to complete the megajoules to joules transformation without depending on online usefulness, constructing it uncomplicated to switch between megajoule to joule for energy-related calculations.

## How many megajoule in a joule

A MJ is =n to one million J. In other words, 1 MJ is analogous to 1,000,000 J. For illustration, if you have a power measure of 5,000,000 j, it is comparable to 5 mgj. The "mega- '' prefix indicates a factor of 1 mln, making mgj especially more extensive than j.

megajoule (MJ) | joule (J) |
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0.01 MJ | 10000 J |

0.1 MJ | 100000 J |

1 MJ | 1000000 J |

2 MJ | 2000000 J |

3 MJ | 3000000 J |

5 MJ | 5000000 J |

10 MJ | 10000000 J |

20 MJ | 20000000 J |

50 MJ | 50000000 J |

100 MJ | 100000000 J |

1000 MJ | 1000000000 J |

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