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kilocalorie Group

Characteristic

kilocalorie

( The "nutritional" or "diet" calorie—International Steam Table definition )

Notes

Symbol

kcal

Other Names

Calorie, kilogram-calorie, grand-calorie, large-calorie, major-calorie, Calorie-IT, kilocalorie-IT, kilogram-calorie-IT, grand-calorie-IT, large-calorie-IT, major-calorie-IT

Metric (SI) Equivalent

4.1868 kilojoules

This equivalent and the others below are calculated from exact values.

Other Metric (SI) Equivalents with More Basic Units

4.1868 kilonewton meters

4186.8 meter2 kilograms / second2

Metric (SI) Dimensions

length2 × mass × time-2

Description in Terms of Other Units and Constants

1000 calories

Quantity

Energy, Work, and Heat

Characteristic

kilocalorie-mean

( The "nutritional" or "diet" calorie—Average value from 0 °C to 100 °C )

Notes

Other Names

kcal-mean, Calorie-mean, kilogram-calorie-mean, grand-calorie-mean, large-calorie-mean, major-calorie-mean

Metric (SI) Equivalent

4.19002 kilojoules

Other Metric (SI) Equivalents with More Basic Units

4.19002 kilonewton meters

4190.02 meter2 kilograms / second2

Metric (SI) Dimensions

length2 × mass × time-2

Description in Terms of Other Units and Constants

1000 calories-mean

Quantity

Energy, Work, and Heat

Characteristic

kilocalorie-th

( The "nutritional" or "diet" calorie—Thermochemical definition )

Notes

Other Names

kcal-th, Calorie-th, kilogram-calorie-th, grand-calorie-th, large-calorie-th, major-calorie-th

Metric (SI) Equivalent

4.184 kilojoules

This equivalent and the others below are calculated from exact values.

Other Metric (SI) Equivalents with More Basic Units

4.184 kilonewton meters

4184 meter2 kilograms / second2

Metric (SI) Dimensions

length2 × mass × time-2

Description in Terms of Other Units and Constants

1000 calories-th

Quantity

Energy, Work, and Heat