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Calorie

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Calories are units of energy. Various definitions exist but fall into two broad categories. The small calorie or gram calorie (symbol: cal) is the approximate amount of energy needed to raise the te...

Units of Heat - <i>BTU, Calorie and Joule</i> - Engineering ToolBox

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The most common units of heat are BTU - British Thermal Unit, Calorie and Joule. ... the amount of heat required to raise the temperature of one pound of water ...

Essentials of the SI: Base & derived units

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Table 1. SI base units ... energy, work, quantity of heat, joule, J, N·m, m<sup>2</sup>·kg·s<sup>-2</sup> ... The derived unit in Table 3 with the special name degree Celsius and special ...

calorie | unit of measurement | Britannica.com

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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 raise the ...

Word List: Definitions of Units of Measurement - The Phrontistery

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abvolt, unit of electrical potential equal to one hundred millionth of a volt. acre- breadth, old unit of ... calorie, unit of heat or heat-producing value. candela, unit of ...

Definitions of the SI Units and other Units of Measurement

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The atomic mass unit in grams, is equal to one divided by this number. ... A unit of heat energy defined as the amount of heat required to raise the temperature of ... The word cubic place before a unit name of length to indicate a unit of volume.

Energy Units - American Physical Society

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Historically the calorie was defined in terms of the heating of water. Thus, in a traditional definition, one calorie is the amount of heat required to raise the ...

Calorie | Definition of Calorie by Merriam-Webster

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Define calorie: a unit of heat used to indicate the amount of energy that foods will produce in the human ... small calorie b : the amount of heat required to raise the temperature of one kilogram of water one .... How Icy Greenland Got Its Name.

SI Units - Chemie - Freie Universität Berlin

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Jan 26, 2009 ... Quantity, Name, Symbol; SI Prefixes; SI Derived Units; cgs Units ... hecto h 10<sup>1</sup> E 1 deca da 10<sup>-1</sup> E -1 deci d 10<sup>-2</sup> E -2 centi c 10<sup>-3</sup> E -3 milli m 10<sup>-6</sup> ... Energy, work , quantity of heat: joule: J = N m = m<sup>2</sup> kg/s<sup>2</sup>: Power, radiant flux ...

Units: CGS and MKS - The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

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Following is a table of CGS units with their SI equivalents. Note that in some cases there is more than one name for the same unit. The CGS ... heat energy.

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heat: Measures of Heat - Infoplease

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The amount of heat needed to raise a unit of mass of the substance one degree of temperature is called the specific heat of the substance. Because of the way in  ...

Heat unit - definition of heat unit by The Free Dictionary

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Noun, 1. heat unit - a unit of measurement for work. energy unit, work unit · unit, unit of measurement - any division of quantity accepted as a standard of ...

SI Units

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Wikipedia The SI unit of temperature, defined as 1/273.16 of the ... was adopted as the name for the MKS (direct predecessor of the SI) unit of force in 1948. .... K - 1 .mol -1 Derived SI unit of heat capacity per mole Molar heat capacity is the ...