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Work is measured in Joules.

Energy and work are measured in joules.

yes, work is always measured in joules

Work is measured in Joules.

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One definition of work is "Force acting through distance". The quantity of work is (force) multiplied by (distance through which the force acts). The 'dimension' of work is [Force] multiplied by [Distance]. "Newton" is a unit of force. "Meter" is a unit of distance. When you multiply a force measured in 'pounds', by a distance measured in 'feet', you get the amount of work done, measured in "foot-pounds". When you multiply a force measured in 'tons', by a distance measured in 'miles', you get the amount of work done, measured in "ton-miles". When you multiply a force measured in 'newtons', by a distance measured in 'meters', you get the amount of work done, measured in "newton-meters".

Energy is the ability to do work. It is measured in joules.

Joules (J) This is because work is energy transferred, and energy is measured in Joules.

There are different methods of measuring work. Work is defined as a change in state of energy from one form to another. Mechanical energy can be measured in horsepower, foot-pounds or their metric equivalent. This is measured with a dynamometer. Electrical energy is measured in watts, this is measured with a watt-ohm meter, or a volt-ammeter. Heat energy is measured with a thermometer, and potential energy can be measured with a calorimeter. For other types of energy there are different tools used to measure it. In order to determine work performed, the energy before the work is done must be measured, then the energy after the work is done is measured, then the work done can be calculated from the results.

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Watts. A watt is a joule per second.

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