Kilocalorie per second conversions

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kilocalorie per second (unit of power), pl. kilocalories per second, abbr. kcal/s

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About kilocalorie per second

The kilocalorie per second, or kilocalorie (thermochemical) per second, is a unit of power equal to 4,184 watts (1 kcal/s = 4,184 W), the derived unit of power in the International System of Units (SI).

The kilocalorie per second (kcal/s) is also equal to 4.184 kilowatts (kW), or 0.004184 megawatts (MW), or 4.184 × 10-6 gigawatts (GW), or 14,276.4 British thermal units (IT) per hour (BTU/h), or 3,600 kilocalories (thermochemical) per hour (kcal/h) or 5.6886568 horsepower (metric) (hp).

The kilocalorie per second definition varies as follows:

  • The kilocalorie (IT) per second (kcal/s) is equal to 4.1868 kilowatts (kW)
  • The kilocalorie (mean) per second (kcal/s) is equal to about 4.19002 kilowatts (kW)
  • The kilocalorie (4 °C) per second (kcal/s) is equal to about 4.2045 kilowatts (kW)
  • The kilocalorie (15 °C) per second (kcal/s) is equal to 4.1855 kilowatts (kW)
  • The kilocalorie (20 °C) per second (kcal/s) is equal to about 4.1819 kilowatts (kW)
  • The kilocalorie (thermochemical) per second (kcal/s) is equal to 4.184 kilowatts (kW)

The kilocalorie per second (kcal/s) is a unit of power. The kilocalorie (thermochemical) (kcal) is a unit of energy while the second (s) is a unit of time.

Symbol: kcal/s

Plural: kilocalories per second

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