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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Units_of_energy

Because energy is defined via work, the SI unit for energy is the same as the unit of work – the joule (J), named in honor of James Prescott Joule and his experiments on the mechanical equivalent of heat. ... In physics and chemistry, it is still common to measure energy on the atomic scale in the non-SI, but convenient, units ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Heat

Heat is the amount of energy flowing from one body of matter to another spontaneously due to ... Historically, many energy units for measurement of heat have been used. The standards-based unit in the International System of Units ( SI) is the ...

astro.temple.edu/~davatzes/Geothermal/Geothermal/Units_of_Energy_&_Heat.html

Energy (the ability to do work) is measured in units of Joules (J). This unit is derived from several more basic units which we are familiar with on a daily basis and ...

www.britannica.com/science/calorie

calorie: a unit of energy or heat variously defined. The calorie was originally defined as the amount of heat required at a pressure of 1 standard atmosphere to  ...

modernize.com/home-ideas/17678/what-does-thermal-energy-measure

Dec 7, 2015 ... Thermal energy itself is expressed in British thermal units (Btu), calories and joules. One Btu is the amount of heat necessary to raise 1 lb. of ...

www.e-education.psu.edu/egee102/node/1908

Electrical fields, 1 kWh = 3,413 BTUs or 3,600,000 J. Therm, A unit describing the energy contained in natural gas. Home heating appliances, 1 therm = 100,000 ...

www.brighthubengineering.com/power-plants/4962-what-are-the-units-of-measurement-of-energy-and-power

Aug 20, 2008 ... Energy is the integral part of our life. It is the energy that produces work, heat and power. Energy and power are measured in different units ...

www.vocabulary.com/dictionary/heat%20unit

a unit of measurement for work. ... Definitions of heat unit. 1. n a unit of measurement for work. Synonyms: energy unit, work unit. Types: show 14 types... hide 14 ...

www.tutorvista.com/content/physics/physics-i/heat/heat-energy-unit.php

Heat being a form of energy can be measured. What is the unit of heat energy? In CGS system, heat is measured in calories. Calorie is defined as 'the heat ...

www.energy-101.org/units-of-measurement

HOW TO CONVERT DATA IN ONE UNIT OF MEASURE TO A DIFFERENT UNIT OF ... 1 British Thermal Unit (BTU) = 1055 J (The Mechanical Equivalent of Heat ...

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