Convert BTUs to ErgsHow many ergs are in a BTU? Easy BTU to ergs conversion.
1 BTU =
BTUsA British thermal unit is the amount of energy required to heat a pound of water by 1 degree Fahrenheit. This can vary slightly depending on the temperature of the water, therefore different estimates for the BTU exist. The International Standards Organization defines a BTU as 1055.056 joules.
ErgsAn erg is a unit of energy equal to one 10 millionth of a joule. On the surface of the Earth, it takes about 0.98 ergs to lift a 1 milligram object by 1 centimeter.