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Converting KE to joules

Tue Oct 04, 2005 3:02 am

can someone please explain this simple conversion
i have 0.00433kg/m2/sec2 how does that convert to joules??

Re: Converting KE to joules

Tue Oct 04, 2005 5:50 am

DH wrote:can someone please explain this simple conversion
i have 0.00433 kg/m2/sec2 how does that convert to joules??


If that's kinetic energy, it should be kg*m2/sec2

kg*m/sec2 is a force (f = ma), ie a newton. The other m term makes it a n*m or joule, so 0.00433 J

Mon Oct 10, 2005 10:31 am

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