# Homework Help: What is Electrical energy measured in?

1. Dec 11, 2011

### Rychelle

1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

I have Watts per second, is this the same as Joules?

2. Relevant equations

3. The attempt at a solution

2. Dec 11, 2011

### Staff: Mentor

One watt is a Joule per second.

$W = \frac{J}{s}$