Will it be correct to write the unit of torque as Joule ?

Asked by Topperlearning User | 13th Aug, 2014, 09:05: AM

Expert Answer:

No.

The correct unit of torque is newton-metre, and not joule. This is done to create a difference between the scalar nature of work and the vector nature of torque.

Answered by  | 13th Aug, 2014, 11:05: AM