Joule to kcal Conversion

Joule to Kilocalorie (international) Conversion - Convert Joule to Kilocalorie (international) (J to kcal)

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

1 Joule (J)

=

0.00024 Kilocalorie (international) (kcal)

Joule : Joule is a derived unit of energy, work, or amount of heat in the international system of units. Its symbol is J. In the energy unit system, it is equal to the energy expended in applying a force of one newton through a distance of one meter. The unit name “joule” is in honor of the English physicist James Prescott Joule.

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.

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1 Joule = 0.00024 Kilocalorie (international)

FAQ about Joule to kcal Conversion

1 joule (J) is equal to 0.00024 kilocalorie (international) (kcal).

1J = 0.00024kcal

The Energy E in kilocalorie (international) (kcal) is equal to the Energy E in joule (J) times 0.00024, that conversion formula:

E(kcal) = E(J) × 0.00024

One Joule is equal to 0.00024 Kilocalorie (international):

1J = 1J × 0.00024 = 0.00024kcal

One Kilocalorie (international) is equal to 4186.8 Joule:

1kcal = 1kcal × 4186.8 = 4186.8J

E(kcal) = 5(J) × 0.00024 = 0.0012kcal