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megajoule

The international derived unit for measuring energy, work or force, which is defined as the work produced by the force of 1 newton acting over a distance of 1 metre, where 4.2 MJ is equal to 100 kcal. To convert from kilocal to MJ, multiply by 4.814 x 10-3.
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MEGAJOULE is organising an event in Brasil, Fortaleza, the city of MEGAJOULE do Brasil's office.
as part of the cea laser megajoule (lmj) nuclear power stage 1 (see r 1), This service concerns the following missions: - the updating and finalization of the operating documentary repository of step 1, Taking into account the rex of the first months of asset life, - operational support to nuclear safety engineers (nsis) for the technical control of the installation, - operational support to the head of the lmj facility (ci lmj) to ensure the continuity of the function of electrical operating officer (eec).
With a CI measurement of 4.6 grams of carbon dioxide (CO2) equivalent per each megajoule, which is approximately 27 kg of CO2 equivalent per barrel of crude oil, Saudi Arabian oil is second only to the lowest in the world, Denmark, which produces almost 150,000 barrels of oil per day.
These include the US National Ignition Facility in Livermore, California, and the Laser Megajoule near Bordeaux, France.
Today, General Atomics has already developed a 30 megajoule railgun system and the ten megajoule Blitzer multi-mission medium range railgun.
In what Audi say is the most powerful and efficient race car the company have ever built, the new R18 e-tron quattro will feature a six megajoule lithium-ion battery hybrid system along with a more powerful efficiency optimised TDI diesel engine.
Emissions from grated fires contained 5.97 grams of CO per megajoule of thermal energy delivered to the pot, less than half of the carbon monoxide of grateless fires.
That data also shows that the FEM with Stamax resin also has a lower life cycle energy footprint of 1 200 megajoule (mj) vs.
The study said that removing corn stover to produce cellulosic ethanol generates an additional 50 grams to 70 grams of carbon dioxide per megajoule of biofuel energy produced (3.6 megajoules equals 1 kilowatt hour of electricity).
A one megajoule laser pulse delivers roughly the same energy as 200 grams of high explosive, and has the same lethal effect on a target.
In France, a laser called Laser Megajoule (LMJ), similar in capability to NIP, will begin operation in 2014.
The environmental impacts, calculated as GHG emissions (kilograms of C[O.sub.2] equivalents per megajoule), eutrophication (N equivalents per megajoule), acidification (H+ equivalents per megajoule), and fossil fuel-based energy usage (megajoules of fossil fuel input per megajoule of fuel produced), were compared with those of gasoline.