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Newton-meters

Abbreviation/Symbol:

Nm,N·m

Unit of:

Energy

Power

Wordwide use:

Newton meters can be used to measure work or energy,

Definition:

One newton metre is the distance travelled in the direction of applied force, (ie not the perpendicular distance from a fulcrum which is the NM when used to express torque)

Origin:

The Newton metres is an SI unit, althought its use as a measure of work or energy is discouraged (in favour of the Joule) to avoid confusing it with the Newton Metre measure of torque

Common references:

Usage context:

Newton meters can be used to measure work or energy,

 

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