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What is BTU (IT) per second?

The British thermal unit (IT) per second is a unit of power equal to about 1,055.055852 watts (1 BTU/s = 1,055.055852 W), the derived unit of power in the International System of Units (SI). It is also equal to 1.055055852 kilowatts (kW), or 1.055055852x10-3 megawatts (MW), or 1.055055852x10-6 gigawatts (GW), or 907.7918438 kilocalories (th) per hour (kcal/h), or 0.3 tons of refrigeration (RT) or 1.4344767 horsepower (metric) (hp).

The British thermal unit per second definition varies as follows:

  • The British thermal unit (IT) per second (BTU/s) is equal to 1,055.05585262 watts (W)
  • The British thermal unit (ISO) per second (BTU/s) is equal to 1,055.056 watts (W)
  • The British thermal unit (th) per second (BTU/s) is equal to about 1,054.35026444 watts (W)
  • The British thermal unit (mean) per second (BTU/s) is equal to about 1,055.87 watts (W)
  • The British thermal unit (39 °F) per second (BTU/s) is equal to about 1,059.67 watts (W)
  • The British thermal unit (59 °F) per second (BTU/s) is equal to 1,054.804 watts (W)
  • The British thermal unit (60 °F) per second (BTU/s) is equal to about 1,054.68 watts (W)
  • The British thermal unit (63 °F) per second (BTU/s) is equal to about 1,054.6 watts (W)

The British thermal unit (IT) per second (BTU/s) is a unit of power. The British thermal unit (IT) (BTU) is a unit of energy while the second (s) 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/s

Plural:

BTU (IT) per second

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