Calories (I.T.) conversion

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Calories (I.T.)


  • calIT

Unit of:

  • Energy and power

Worldwide use:

  • As part of the metric system but not an SI unit, calories still have widespread use but are being superceded by the Joule


The 5th International Conference on the Properties of Steam defined the International Table calorie as 4.1868 J


The calorie was defined in 1824. It is a metric unit, but its use has been superceeded in the SI units by the Joule


  • There are 1,000 gram calories in a Kilgram Calorie