List of abbreviations

Unit of measurementAbbreviation
gigajoule GJ
megajoule MJ
kilojoule kJ
joule J
millijoule mJ
microjoule µJ
nanojoule nJ
attojoule aJ
gigawatt-hour GW h
megawatt-hour MW h
kilowatt-hour kW h
kilowatt-second kW s
watt-hour W h
watt-second W s
horsepower-hour hp h
kilocalorie (international) kcal
kilocalorie (thermochemical) kcal
calorie (international) cal
calorie (thermochemical) cal
calorie (nutritional) cal
ton-hour (refrigeration) RT h
gigaton Gt
megaton Mt
kiloton kt
ton (explosives) t
newton-meter N m
dyne-centimeter dyn cm
gram force-meter gf m
gram force-centimeter gf cm
kilogram force-meter kgf m
kilogram force-centimeter kgf cm
meter-kilopond m kp
pound force-foot lbf ft
pound force-inch lbf in
ounce force-inch ozf in
foot-pound ft lb
inch-pound in lb
inch-ounce in oz
poundal-foot pdl ft
megaelectron volt MeV
kiloelectron volt keV
electron volt eV
therm thm
therm (EC) thm
therm (US) thm