Why is the unit of work and the unit of energy the same(both r Joules)?

Asked by  | 1st Nov, 2008, 05:06: PM

Expert Answer:

Because energy is defined via work, the SI unit for energy is the same as the unit of work – the joule (J),One joule is the work done, or energy expended, by a force of one newton moving an object one metre along the direction of the force.(work is a form of energy)

Answered by  | 1st Nov, 2008, 07:01: PM

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