How many erg in 1 kilogram calorie?
The answer is 41858000000.
We assume you are converting between erg and kilogram calorie.
You can view more details on each measurement unit:
erg or kilogram calorie
The SI derived unit for energy is the joule.
1 joule is equal to 10000000 erg, or 0.00023890295761862 kilogram calorie.
Note that rounding errors may occur, so always check the results.
Use this page to learn how to convert between ergs and kilogram calories.
Type in your own numbers in the form to convert the units!
You can do the reverse unit conversion from kilogram calorie to erg, or enter any two units below:
An erg is the unit of energy and mechanical work in the centimetre-gram-second (CGS) system of units, symbol "erg". Its name is derived from the Greek word meaning "work".
The large calorie or kilogram calorie approximates the energy needed to increase the temperature of 1 kg of water by 1 °C. This is about 4.185 kJ, and exactly 1000 small calories.
ConvertUnits.com provides an online conversion calculator for all types of measurement units. You can find metric conversion tables for SI units, as well as English units, currency, and other data. Type in unit symbols, abbreviations, or full names for units of length, area, mass, pressure, and other types. Examples include mm, inch, 100 kg, US fluid ounce, 6'3", 10 stone 4, cubic cm, metres squared, grams, moles, feet per second, and many more!