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Pound of tnt = ? Joules

  1. Oct 26, 2005 #1


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    pound of tnt = ??? Joules

    Does anyone know what the equivalency is? I tried to google but I get a bunch of star trek websites for some reason...
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  3. Oct 26, 2005 #2


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    The better Startrek sites all agree it would be about 2megajoules
  4. Oct 26, 2005 #3
    This page says that 1 pound of TNT releases 2300 BTUs, which converts to about 2.42 megajoules.
  5. Oct 27, 2005 #4


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    The wiki says 4,184 J is the energy of exploding a gram of TNT.

    There are 453.59237 grams in a pound.f
  6. Oct 27, 2005 #5


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    Guess startrek is right
  7. Dec 24, 2010 #6
    Re: pound of tnt = ??? Joules

    i believe this might help you out Pengwuino. I know you wanted to know in October...but i found this neat webpage that might help you.

    If you are asking for the TNT equivalent then here ya go.


    I hope it helps.

  8. Dec 24, 2010 #7


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    Re: pound of tnt = ??? Joules

    Yes, October of 2005. Thank you though.
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