Calorie per hour conversions

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

What is calorie per hour?

The calorie (thermochemical) per hour (or calorie per hour) is a unit of power equal to 0.00116222222 watts (1 cal/h = 0.00116222222 W), the derived unit of power in the International System of Units (SI). It is also equal to 1.16222222x10-6 kilowatts (kW), or 1.16222222x10-9 megawatts (MW), or 1.16222222x10-12 gigawatts (GW), or 0.003965667 British thermal units (IT) per hour (BTU/h), or 0.001 kilocalories (thermochemical) per hour (kcal/h) or 1.580182 horsepower (metric) (hp).

The calorie per hour definition varies as follows:

  • The calorie (thermochemical) per hour (cal/h) is equal to 0.00116222222 watts (W)
  • The calorie (IT) per hour (cal/h) is equal to 0.001163 watts (W)
  • The calorie (mean) per hour (cal/h) is equal to about 0.00116389444 watts (W)
  • The calorie (4 °C) per hour (cal/h) is equal to about 0.00116791667 watts (W)
  • The calorie (15 °C) per hour (cal/h) is equal to 0.00116263889 watts (W)
  • The calorie (20 °C) per hour (cal/h) is equal to about 0.00116163889 watts (W)

The calorie per hour (cal/h) is a unit of power. The calorie (thermochemical) (cal) 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 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/h

Plural:

calories per hour

Calorie per hour conversions: quick access

A detailed list with conversions from calories per hour to other (metric, imperial, or customary) power measurement units is shown below.