What is the relationship between joule and erg?

Joule is the SI unit of energy while erg is the cgs unit of energy.

1 Joule of Energy = 1 Newton x 1 metre

1 erg= 1 dyne x 1 cm

1 joule=  1 newton x 1 metre=10dynes x 102 cm=107 erg

1 J = 10erg

Therefore, 1 Joule is equal to 10erg.

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  1. That is a complete information. Thanks a lot

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