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What is BTU (IT) per hour?

The British thermal unit (IT) per hour is a unit of power equal to about 0.29307107 watts (1 BTU/h = 0.29307107 W), the derived unit of power in the International System of Units (SI). It is also equal to 2.9307107x10-4 kilowatts (kW), or 2.9307107x10-7 megawatts (MW), or 2.9307107x10-10 gigawatts (GW), or 0.2521644 kilocalories (th) per hour (kcal/h), or 8.33333x10-5 tons of refrigeration (RT) or 3.9846576x10-4 horsepower (metric) (hp).

The British thermal unit per hour definition varies as follows:

  • The British thermal unit (IT) per hour (BTU/h) is equal to 0.29307107 watts (W)
  • The British thermal unit (ISO) per hour (BTU/h) is equal to 0.293071111 watts (W)
  • The British thermal unit (th) per hour (BTU/h) is equal to about 0.292875073 watts (W)
  • The British thermal unit (mean) per hour (BTU/h) is equal to about 0.293297222 watts (W)
  • The British thermal unit (39 °F) per hour (BTU/h) is equal to about 0.294352778 watts (W)
  • The British thermal unit (59 °F) per hour (BTU/h) is equal to 0.293001111 watts (W)
  • The British thermal unit (60 °F) per hour (BTU/h) is equal to about 0.292966667 watts (W)
  • The British thermal unit (63 °F) per hour (BTU/h) is equal to about 0.292944444 watts (W)

The British thermal unit (IT) per hour (BTU/h) is a unit of power. The British thermal unit (IT) (BTU) is a unit of energy while the hour (h) is a unit of time.

Notes:
(i) The IT is an abbreviation for the International [Steam] Table
(ii) The ISO is an abbreviation for the International Organization for Standardization
(iii) The "th" is an abbreviation for thermochemical

Symbol:

BTU/h

Plural:

BTU (IT) per hour

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