Units for Energy and conversions - Units for Energy (and...

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Units for Energy (and conversion of units)SI unit for energy = Joule (J)Another common unit for energy = calorie (cal) – often used to stateenergy obtainable from food.(Just for information:1 calorie = 4.184 J)Energy calculations in chemistryalmost always in Joules or kilojoules (kJ)calculations in Chemistry 0130Joule = small amount of energyBigger unit used for electrical energy = kWh1 kWh = 3.6 MJ(3,600,000 J)Current cost of electrical energy = approx. 7c/kWhDimensionless AnalysisFocus on units (dimensions) in calculationApplications:Changing units calculations
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Chemistry, Basic Chemistry, Energy, Conversion of units, electrical energy, Joule, Note relationship conversion factors

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