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The calorie per day conversion selector on this page selects the power measurement unit to convert to starting from calories per day (cal/d). To make a conversion starting from a unit of power other than calorie per day, simply click on the "Reset" button.

What is calorie per day?

The calorie (thermochemical) per day (or calorie per day) is a unit of power equal to 4.84259259x10-5 watts (1 cal/day = 4.84259259x10-5 W), the derived unit of power in the International System of Units (SI). It is also equal to 4.84259259x10-8 kilowatts (kW), or 4.84259259x10-11 megawatts (MW), or 4.84259259x10-14 gigawatts (GW), or 1.6523611798x10-4 British thermal units (IT) per hour (BTU/h), or 4.16666667x10-5 kilocalories (thermochemical) per hour (kcal/h) or 6.584093569x10-8 horsepower (metric) (hp).

The calorie per day definition varies as follows:

  • The calorie (thermochemical) per day (cal/day) is equal to 4.84259259x10-5 watts (W)
  • The calorie (IT) per day (cal/day) is equal to 4.84583333x10-5 watts (W)
  • The calorie (mean) per day (cal/day) is equal to about 4.84956019x10-5 watts (W)
  • The calorie (4 °C) per day (cal/day) is equal to about 4.86631944x10-5 watts (W)
  • The calorie (15 °C) per day (cal/day) is equal to 4.8443287x10-5 watts (W)
  • The calorie (20 °C) per day (cal/day) is equal to about 4.84016204x10-5 watts (W)

The calorie per day (cal/day) is a unit of power. The calorie (thermochemical) (cal) is a unit of energy while the day is a unit of time.

Notes:
(i) The IT is an abbreviation for the International [Steam] Table
(ii) The food calorie - used in nutritional contexts only - is equal to 4.184 kilojoules or 1,000 thermochemical calories. The food calorie is also referred to as kilocalorie on the nutrition labels.

Symbol:

cal/d

Plural:

calories per day

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