# Calorie to Foot-Pound Conversion

## Calorie to Foot-Pound Conversion - Convert Calorie to Foot-Pound (cal to ft∙lb)

### You are currently converting Energy units from Calorie to Foot-Pound

1 Calorie (cal)

=

3.08803 Foot-Pound (ft∙lb)

Calorie : The calorie is a pre-SI metric unit of energy. Its symbol is cal, and first defined as a unit of heat by Nicolas Clément in 1824. The calorie is commonly used in the field of chemistry, and in many countries it is commonly used as a unit of food energy. There are two defined for the calorie, gram calorie (approximately equals 4.2 joules) and kilogram calorie (approximately equals 4.2 kilojoules).

Foot-Pound : The foot-pound (symbol: ft•lb) is a measurement unit of energy which is equivalent to 1.3558179483314 joules. It is defined as the amount of energy expended in applying a force of one pound-force through a displacement of one foot. Commonly used in the Engineering and Gravitational Systems in United States customary and imperial units of measure. In additional, the foot-pound is also used as a unit of torque.

### Energy Conversion Calculator

1 Calorie (international) = 3.08803 Foot-Pound

### How to convert Calorie to Foot-Pound ?

1 calorie (cal) is equal to 3.08803 foot-pound (ft∙lb).

1cal = 3.08803ft∙lb

The Energy E in foot-pound (ft∙lb) is equal to the Energy E in calorie (cal) times 3.08803, that conversion formula:

E(ft∙lb) = E(cal) × 3.08803

#### How many Foot-Pound in a Calorie?

One Calorie is equal to 3.08803 Foot-Pound:

1cal = 1cal × 3.08803 = 3.08803ft∙lb

#### How many Calorie in a Foot-Pound?

One Foot-Pound is equal to 0.32383 Calorie:

1ft∙lb = 1ft∙lb × 0.32383 = 0.32383cal

#### How to Convert 5 Calorie to Foot-Pound?

E(ft∙lb) = 5(cal) × 3.08803 = 15.44015ft∙lb