How many joule in 1 kilogram calorie?
The answer is 4185.8.
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The SI derived unit for energy is the joule.
1 joule is equal to 0.00023890295761862 kilogram calorie.
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The joule (symbol J, also called newton meter, watt second, or coulomb volt) is the SI unit of energy and work. The unit is pronounced to rhyme with "tool", and is named in honor of the physicist James Prescott Joule (1818-1889).
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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