Tue October 09, 2012 By: Amithjose

How to find the CGS unit of work?

Expert Reply
Wed October 10, 2012
The unit of work is Joule and 1 joule = 1 kg m2 s-2
Now covert every unit in its CGS form, i.e., Kg into gram metre into centimetre and seconds will remian as it is.
On converting
1 joule = (1000g)(100cm)2 s-2
or 1 joule = 107 g cm2 s2.
or 1 joule = 107 erges.
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