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A unit of energy.  Defined as the amount of heat needed to raise the temperature of 1 gram of water (at one atm) by 1 Celsius.   
 
A unit of energy.  Defined as the amount of heat needed to raise the temperature of 1 gram of water (at one atm) by 1 Celsius.   
  
The SI unit for energy is the [[Joule]].
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The [[SI]] unit for energy is the [[Joule]].
  
  
 
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Revision as of 23:25, 25 September 2007

A unit of energy. Defined as the amount of heat needed to raise the temperature of 1 gram of water (at one atm) by 1 Celsius.

The SI unit for energy is the Joule.