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Ergs to Kilocalories - Convert erg to kcal


Ergs (erg) Conversion

Erg is a unit of energy or work in the CGS metric system (but not in the SI system). It is defined as the quantity of work done by a force of one dyne applied on a distance of one centimeter and equals 0.1 microjoules. The name of the unit originates from the Greek word ergon which means work.

Kilocalories (kcal) Conversion

A kilocalorie is a non- SI unit of energy of one thousand (small) calories and 1 (large) Calorie. The term kilocalorie is more accurate to indicate the nutritional or food calorie which is known simply as a calorie. It is also equal to 4.1868 megajoules.

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