Therms To Joules Conversion


1 thm = 105,587,000 J

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How to convert therms to joules (thm to J)

The formula for converting therms to joules is: J = thm × 105587000. To calculate the therm value in joules first substitute the therm value into the preceding formula, and then perform the calculation. If we wanted to calculate 1 therm in joules we follow these steps:

J = thm × 105587000

J = 1 × 105587000

J = 105587000

In other words, 1 therm is equal to 105587000 joules.

Example Conversion

Let's take a look at an example. The step-by-step process to convert 8 therms to joules is:

  1. Understand the conversion formula: J = thm × 105587000
  2. Substitute the required value. In this case we substitute 8 for thm so the formula becomes: J = 8 × 105587000
  3. Calculate the result using the provided values. In our example the result is: 8 × 105587000 = 844696000 J

In summary, 8 therms is equal to 844696000 joules.

Converting joules to therms

In order to convert the other way around i.e. joules to therms, you would use the following formula: thm = J × 0.0000000094708628903179. To convert joules to therms first substitute the joule value into the above formula, and then execute the calculation. If we wanted to calculate 1 joule in therms we follow these steps:

thm = J × 0.0000000094708628903179

thm = 1 × 0.0000000094708628903179

thm = 0.0000000094708628903179

Or in other words, 1 joule is equal to 0.0000000094708628903179 therms.

Conversion Unit Definitions

What is a Therm?

A therm is a unit of energy typically used in the United States to measure natural gas consumption. One therm is equal to 100,000 British Thermal Units (BTUs). It is a convenient way to express the vast amounts of energy contained in natural gas.
In practical terms, a therm represents the amount of energy needed to raise the temperature of 100,000 BTUs of water by one degree Fahrenheit. It is often used by natural gas companies to measure and bill consumers for the amount of gas they use.
To put it in perspective, if your natural gas bill states that you've used 50 therms, it means you've consumed 5,000,000 BTUs of energy. This unit is especially useful for large-scale energy measurements and calculations, such as those used in residential and commercial heating systems.

What is a Joule?

A joule (J) is the standard unit of energy in the International System of Units (SI). It is defined as the amount of work done when a force of one newton is applied over a distance of one meter in the direction of the force. In other words, one joule is equal to the energy transferred when one watt of power is dissipated for one second.
Mathematically, 1 joule is equal to 1 N × 1 m, or 1 kg × m2/s2 in terms of mass, length, and time.
Joules are a versatile unit of measurement used not only in physics but also in various fields including engineering, chemistry, and biology to quantify energy, work, and heat. For example, it's commonly used to express the energy content of foods, the capacity of batteries, and the energy output of electronic devices.

Therms To Joules Conversion Table

Below is a lookup table showing common therms to joules conversion values.

Therm (thm)Joules (J)
1 thm105587000 J
2 thm211174000 J
3 thm316761000 J
4 thm422348000 J
5 thm527935000 J
6 thm633522000 J
7 thm739109000 J
8 thm844696000 J
9 thm950283000 J
10 thm1.05587e+9 J
11 thm1.161457e+9 J
12 thm1.267044e+9 J
13 thm1.372631e+9 J

Other Common Therm Conversions

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

1 therm in gigajoules0.105587 GJ
1 therm in kilocalories25219.021687207 kcal
1 therm in watt hours29329.722222222 Wh
1 therm in kilowatt hours29.329722222222 kWh
1 therm in btus100000 Btu