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...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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
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.
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 ...
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.
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 ...
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.