units of heat
the amount of heat necessary toraise the temperature of 1 gram of water by 1 Celsius degree.
(with a capital C) also known askilocalorie (kcal), is the heat needed to raise 1 kg of water by 1
British thermal unit is the heat required to raise thetemperature of 1 lb of water by 1
F.equal to 0.252 kcal = 1055 J