## Chemistry: Principles and Practice (3rd Edition)

Energy is defined as the capacity to perform work. It is the property which must be transferred to an object to perform some work. Its SI unit is Joule (J), which is derived from base units of $Kg /m^{2} s^{2}$, named in the honor of Physicist James Prescott Joule.
Energy is defined as the capacity to perform work. It is the property which must be transferred to an object to perform some work. Its SI unit is Joule (J), which is derived from base units of $Kg /m^{2} s^{2}$, named in the honor of Physicist James Prescott Joule.