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

Other Names

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

Metric (SI) Equivalent

4190.02 joules

Other Metric (SI) Equivalents with More Basic Units

4190.02 meter newtons

4190.02 meter2 kilograms / second2

Metric (SI) Dimensions

length2 × mass × time-2

Description in Terms of Other Units and Constants

1000 calories-mean


Energy, Work, and Heat

Unit Group

kilocalorie Group