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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Heat

Heat is the amount of energy flowing from one body to another spontaneously due to their ... Historically, many energy units for measurement of heat have been used. ..... place at constant pressure, or approximately at atmospheric pressure, the enthalpy is therefore sometimes given the misleading name of 'heat content'.

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

It also has its own special unit name, Watt (and to distinguish it from the symbol for ... or for instance, how many light bulbs we can light and keep lit at one time.

www.engineeringtoolbox.com/heat-units-d_664.html

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 ...

www.thoughtco.com/heat-energy-definition-and-examples-2698981

Feb 23, 2017 ... This is the definition of heat or thermal energy, particularly as the term ... As a form of energy, the SI unit for heat is the joule (J), though heat is ... "the amount of heat required to raise the temperature of one gram of water from ...

www.aps.org/policy/reports/popa-reports/energy/units.cfm

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 ...

physics.nist.gov/cuu/Units/units.html

The SI is founded on seven SI base units for seven base quantities assumed to be mutually ... Examples of such SI derived units are given in Table 2, where it should be noted that the symbol 1 for quantities of ... SI derived units with special names and symbols ... energy, work, quantity of heat, joule, J, N·m, m2·kg·s-2. power ...

www.unc.edu/~rowlett/units/cgsmks.html

The MKS unit of force, the newton, is the force which accelerates a mass of one kilogram at the rate of one meter per second per second. The ratio ... Note that in some cases there is more than one name for the same unit. ... heat energy.

www.cuug.ab.ca/branderr/nuclear/petajoule.html

Most people can name two units of power, few can name even one unit of energy . ... lose a little heat up the stack), 1 GJ of electrical energy (277 kilowatt-hours, ...

www.britannica.com/science/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 raise the ...

home.uni-leipzig.de/energy/ef/03.htm

The international unit of energy bears his name: 1 Joule [J] = 1 ... the same amount of heat as electrical heating for one hour at a rate of 8.141 kW. More Units of ...