Pound of tnt = ? Joules

Pengwuino

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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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The better Startrek sites all agree it would be about 2megajoules
 
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Mk

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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
 

Pengwuino

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Guess startrek is right
 
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.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kiloton

I hope it helps.

:wink:
 

Pengwuino

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Re: pound of tnt = ??? Joules

Yes, October of 2005. Thank you though.
 

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