Megajoules To Btus Conversion


1 MJ = 947.08628903179 Btu

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How to convert megajoules to btus (MJ to Btu)

The formula for converting megajoules to btus is: Btu = MJ × 947.08628903179. To calculate the megajoule value in btus first substitute the megajoule value into the preceding formula, and then perform the calculation. If we wanted to calculate 1 megajoule in btus we follow these steps:

Btu = MJ × 947.08628903179

Btu = 1 × 947.08628903179

Btu = 947.08628903179

In other words, 1 megajoule is equal to 947.08628903179 btus.

Example Conversion

Let's take a look at an example. The step-by-step process to convert 9 megajoules to btus is:

  1. Understand the conversion formula: Btu = MJ × 947.08628903179
  2. Substitute the required value. In this case we substitute 9 for MJ so the formula becomes: Btu = 9 × 947.08628903179
  3. Calculate the result using the provided values. In our example the result is: 9 × 947.08628903179 = 8523.77660128611 Btu

In summary, 9 megajoules is equal to 8523.77660128611 btus.

Converting btus to megajoules

In order to convert the other way around i.e. btus to megajoules, you would use the following formula: MJ = Btu × 0.00105587. To convert btus to megajoules first substitute the btu value into the above formula, and then execute the calculation. If we wanted to calculate 1 btu in megajoules we follow these steps:

MJ = Btu × 0.00105587

MJ = 1 × 0.00105587

MJ = 0.00105587

Or in other words, 1 btu is equal to 0.00105587 megajoules.

Conversion Unit Definitions

What is a Megajoule?

A megajoule (MJ) is a metric unit of energy in the International System of Units (SI). One megajoule is equal to 1,000,000 joules or 1×106 joules. The prefix "mega-" signifies a factor of one million, so a megajoule is a large unit of energy, often used in contexts where significant amounts of energy are involved.
Megajoules are commonly used in various scientific, engineering, and industrial applications to measure large quantities of energy. For instance, in the field of nutrition, the energy content of food is sometimes measured in megajoules per serving. In energy-related contexts, such as electricity generation or large-scale industrial processes, the energy output or consumption is often expressed in megajoules.

What is a Btu?

BTU, or British Thermal Unit, is a unit of heat energy commonly used in the United States and some other countries. One BTU is the amount of heat required to raise the temperature of one pound of water by one degree Fahrenheit at a constant pressure.
In SI units, one BTU is approximately equal to 1,055 joules. It is often used in the context of heating, air conditioning, and energy-related applications, especially in the United States. For example, the heating or cooling capacity of air conditioning systems, as well as the energy content of fuels such as natural gas, is often expressed in BTUs.
For comparison, 1 BTU is roughly equivalent to the energy released by burning a match. In practical terms, it's a relatively small unit of energy, but it's useful for everyday applications involving heating or cooling.

Megajoules To Btus Conversion Table

Below is a lookup table showing common megajoules to btus conversion values.

Megajoule (MJ)British Thermal Unit (Btu)
1 MJ947.08628903179 Btu
2 MJ1894.17257806358 Btu
3 MJ2841.25886709537 Btu
4 MJ3788.34515612716 Btu
5 MJ4735.43144515895 Btu
6 MJ5682.51773419074 Btu
7 MJ6629.60402322253 Btu
8 MJ7576.69031225432 Btu
9 MJ8523.77660128611 Btu
10 MJ9470.8628903179 Btu
11 MJ10417.94917934969 Btu
12 MJ11365.03546838148 Btu
13 MJ12312.12175741327 Btu

Other Common Megajoule Conversions

Below is a table of common conversions from megajoules to other energy units.

1 megajoule in joules1000000 J
1 megajoule in kilojoules1000 kJ
1 megajoule in gigajoules0.001 GJ
1 megajoule in calories238845.8966275 cal
1 megajoule in kilocalories238.8458966275 kcal
1 megajoule in watt hours277.77777777778 Wh
1 megajoule in kilowatt hours0.27777777777778 kWh
1 megajoule in megawatt hours0.00027777777777778 MWh
1 megajoule in quads0.00000000000094708628903179 Q