Convert erg to kilogram calorie - Conversion of Measurement Units

Convert erg to kilogram calorie

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How many erg in 1 kilogram calorie?
The answer is 41858000000.
We assume you are converting between erg and kilogram calorie.
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The SI derived unit for energy is the joule.
1 joule is equal to 10000000 erg, or 0.00023890295761862 kilogram calorie.
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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".

Definition: Kilogram calorie

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.

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