# Erg to kcal Conversion

## Erg to Kilocalorie (international) Conversion - Convert Erg to Kilocalorie (international) (erg to kcal)

### You are currently converting Energy units from Erg to Kilocalorie (international)

1 Erg (erg)

=

0 Kilocalorie (international) (kcal)

Erg : Erg (short for ergon) is a measurement unit of energy and mechanical work used in physics, equal to 10−7 joules. It is defined as the amount of work done by a force of one dyne exerted for a distance of one centimeter. The unit of erg originated in the CGS (centimetre–gram–second) system of units, equal to one gram centimeter-squared per second-squared (g•cm2/s2).

Kilocalorie (international) : The kilocalorie, sometimes call kilogram calorie is a measurement unit of energy. It is defined as the amount of energy needed to raise the temperature of one kilogram of water by one degree Celsius. The symbol of kilocalorie is kcal. The kilocalorie is commonly used in measuring the calorific, heating, or metabolizing value of foods. It is equal to 1000 calories, or approximately 4.2 kilojoules.

### Energy Conversion Calculator

1 Erg = 0 Kilocalorie (international)

### FAQ about Erg to kcal Conversion

1 erg (erg) is equal to 1/41868000000 kilocalorie (international) (kcal).

1erg = 1/41868000000kcal

The Energy E in kilocalorie (international) (kcal) is equal to the Energy E in erg (erg) divided by 41868000000, that conversion formula:

E(kcal) = E(erg) / 41868000000

1000 Erg is equal to 0 Kilocalorie (international):

1000erg = 1000erg / 41868000000 = 0kcal

One Kilocalorie (international) is equal to 41868000000 Erg:

1kcal = 1kcal × 41868000000 = 41868000000erg

E(kcal) = 5000(erg) / 41868000000 = 0kcal