Heat Content units

Use the following table to convert among various units. To convert from the units in a column to the units in a row, divide by the conversion factor. To convert from the units in a row to the units in a column, multiply by the conversion factor. Four significant figures are shown. Only half the table is provided to avoid round-off errors.

 

 

kJ/kg

BTU/lb

cal/g

kJ/kg

1

 

 

BTU/lb

2.324

1

 

cal/g

4.184

1.800

1

Examples: multiply 8000 BTU/lb by 2.324 to get 18,590kJ/kg; divide 18,000 kJ/kg 2.324 to get 7745 BTU/lb.

 

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