Volts to Joules Calculator
Wondering how you can convert those volts (V) into Joules (J)? Well, you to understand and incorporate various physics concepts.
Note that volts (V) measure the electrical capacity of an appliance, whereas Joules (J) typically measure energy. Electrical capacity and energy are two different components, and their formula-calculations differ.
However, using the substitution of various formulas, you can come up with the right calculation to use in this conversion.
Let’s look into some of the tips you require in the understanding conversion of Volts (V) to Joules (J).
Definition of Each Element of the Calculation
Volts (V) represents the electromotive force (emf), hence emf=voltage.
The formula for calculating voltage is ohms, resistance, multiplied by the current in the circuit, measured in amperes (voltage=ohms*amps).
One volt (V) is the standard unit of measurement, measuring the potential difference that can sustain a one-ampere (A) current through a circuit of one-ohm.
An ampere (A) refers to the unit used to measure the electric current, whereas ohms measure the electrical resistance between the two points of the conductor.
You can measure the voltage of your electrical appliance using a voltmeter.
Joules represent the largest units of energy, named after James Joule, abbreviated as ‘J.’ A joule is the international standard unit of measurement for work or energy.
There are multiple formulas used to calculate it, for instance, work=force*distance and
Energy = power * time.
One joule refers to the measure of the energy required to move a one-kilogram object through a distance of one meter, using a one-newton force.
A joule also applies to the energy generated as heat when a current of one ampere passes through a resistance of one ohm for a second.
What is the Formula?
Substitution is the best way to come up with the right formula for this calculation.
The formula for conversion of volts to joules is electrical charge in coulombs (C), multiplied by voltage in volts (V). Typically. 1ev=1.6*10^-19 Joules (J)
How to Do the Calculation
Since the energy in Joules (J) equals the voltage (V) multiplied by the electrical charge (Q), measured in coulombs (C), the calculation is straightforward.
E = Q * V, which you can substitute as.
Joules = Coulombs * Volts
Enter the voltage in Volts and charge in Coulombs and calculate.
For instance, 10 volts running through a 10 Coulomb charge, will give you 100 Joules (J)
Tips to use, During the calculation
Note that when the potential difference in a circuit is zero, no charge will flow through that circuit.
All electrical appliances require a potential difference for a charge to flow through. Too much voltage can cause overheating an electrical device.
Understand how you can substitute various formulas to find the calculation units you need.
For instance, you might have an electrical charge, current, and resistance. In such a case, you can use the formula for calculating the voltage first, which is (Voltage = Resistance * Current), before proceeding to find the energy.
To sum up, you can conveniently use electrical conversions calculators to convert volts to joules. You only need to enter the charge (C), and the voltage (V) then calculate.
Familiarize yourself with multiple physics concepts to avoid confusion during these conversions.