Relevant Definition of Energy/Work Units


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Relevant Definition of Energy/Work Units
Relevant Definition of Energy/Work UnitsBtu British thermal unit. Heat energy necessary to raise the temperature of 1 lb of water 1°F.cal or gcal Calorie or gram calorie. Heat energy required to raise the temperature of 1 mL of water 1°C (from 15 to 16°C).electron volt 1.6 × 10−12 erg = 1.6 × 10−19 J = 23.06 kcal/mol. Energy gained by an electron passing through a potential of 1 V.footpound ft ⋅ lb. Work energy needed to raise 1 lb to a height of 1 ft = 0.138 kg ⋅ m.force Correct force definition can be obtained fro…
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Ahindra Nag, Ph.D.: Biofuels Refining and Performance. Relevant Definition of Energy/Work Units, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2008), AccessEngineering Export