Megajoules to British Thermal Units Conversion

Enter the energy in megajoules below to get the value converted to british thermal units.

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1 MJ = 947.81712 BTU

How to Convert Megajoules to British Thermal Units

To convert a megajoule measurement to a british thermal unit measurement, multiply the energy by the conversion ratio. One megajoule is equal to 947.81712 british thermal units, so use this simple formula to convert:

british thermal units = megajoules × 947.81712

The energy in british thermal units is equal to the megajoules multiplied by 947.81712.

For example, here's how to convert 5 megajoules to british thermal units using the formula above.
5 MJ = (5 × 947.81712) = 4,739.085602 BTU

Megajoules and british thermal units are both units used to measure energy. Keep reading to learn more about each unit of measure.

Megajoules

One megajoule is equal to 1,000,000 joules, which are the energy equal to the force on an object of one newton at a distance of one meter.

The megajoule is a multiple of the joule, which is the SI derived unit for energy. In the metric system, "mega" is the prefix for 106. Megajoules can be abbreviated as MJ, for example 1 megajoule can be written as 1 MJ.

British Thermal Units

British thermal units are a measure of heat energy. Specifically, one british thermal unit is equal to the amount of heat energy required to increase the temperature of one pound of water one degree Fahrenheit. They are often used as a way to rate the energy heat producing appliances such furnaces, and to price heating fuels such as natural gas.

The british thermal unit is a US customary unit of energy. British thermal units can be abbreviated as BTU, for example 1 british thermal unit can be written as 1 BTU.

Megajoule to British Thermal Unit Conversion Table

Megajoule measurements converted to british thermal units
Megajoules British Thermal Units
1 MJ 947.82 BTU
2 MJ 1,896 BTU
3 MJ 2,843 BTU
4 MJ 3,791 BTU
5 MJ 4,739 BTU
6 MJ 5,687 BTU
7 MJ 6,635 BTU
8 MJ 7,583 BTU
9 MJ 8,530 BTU
10 MJ 9,478 BTU
11 MJ 10,426 BTU
12 MJ 11,374 BTU
13 MJ 12,322 BTU
14 MJ 13,269 BTU
15 MJ 14,217 BTU
16 MJ 15,165 BTU
17 MJ 16,113 BTU
18 MJ 17,061 BTU
19 MJ 18,009 BTU
20 MJ 18,956 BTU
21 MJ 19,904 BTU
22 MJ 20,852 BTU
23 MJ 21,800 BTU
24 MJ 22,748 BTU
25 MJ 23,695 BTU
26 MJ 24,643 BTU
27 MJ 25,591 BTU
28 MJ 26,539 BTU
29 MJ 27,487 BTU
30 MJ 28,435 BTU
31 MJ 29,382 BTU
32 MJ 30,330 BTU
33 MJ 31,278 BTU
34 MJ 32,226 BTU
35 MJ 33,174 BTU
36 MJ 34,121 BTU
37 MJ 35,069 BTU
38 MJ 36,017 BTU
39 MJ 36,965 BTU
40 MJ 37,913 BTU