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rem
Symbol:  rem 
Category:  Dose equivalent 
SI Equivalent:  10×10-3 Sv
Dimension L2T-2 
 
Notes
Derived from the term "Roentgen equivalent man," this unit represents the radiation dose equivalent applied to humans or mammals. It is defined as the dose in rads that will cause the same biological effect as one rad of X or gamma rays.
Convert     rem  
1 rem =
Dose equivalent
  Symbol Unit Name
10×10-3  Sv  sievert 
Radiation, specific energy
  Symbol Unit Name
10×10-3  Gy  gray 
10×10-3    kerma 
10×10-6  kGy  kilogray 
10×10-7  Mrd  megarad 
rd  rad 
Thermal heat capacity
  Symbol Unit Name
4.29923×10-6  Btu (IT)/lbm  British thermal unit (IT) per pound mass 
4.30211×10-6  Btu (therm.)/lbm  British thermal unit (therm.) per pound mass 
2.38849×10-6  cal (IT)/g  calorie (IT) per gram 
2.39006×10-6  cal (therm.)/g  calorie (therm.) per gram 
10×10-6  J/g  joule per gram 
10×10-3  J/kg  joule per kilogram 
2.38849×10-6  Cal (IT)/kg, kcal/kg  kilocalorie (IT) per kilogram 
2.77778×10-9  kWh/kg  kilowatt-hour per kilogram 
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