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kerma
Symbol:   
Category:  Radiation, specific energy 
SI Equivalent:  1 Gy
Dimension L2T-2 
 
Notes
The acronym of Kinetic Energy Released in Material. The kerma is used in radiology to express the kinetic energy transferred by neutral particles to charged particles per unit mass of the material.
Convert     kerma  
1 kerma =
Dose equivalent
  Symbol Unit Name
100  rem  rem 
Sv  sievert 
Radiation, specific energy
  Symbol Unit Name
Gy  gray 
1×10-3  kGy  kilogray 
1×10-4  Mrd  megarad 
100  rd  rad 
Thermal heat capacity
  Symbol Unit Name
4.29923×10-4  Btu (IT)/lbm  British thermal unit (IT) per pound mass 
4.3021×10-4  Btu (therm.)/lbm  British thermal unit (therm.) per pound mass 
2.38849×10-4  cal (IT)/g  calorie (IT) per gram 
2.39006×10-4  cal (therm.)/g  calorie (therm.) per gram 
1×10-3  J/g  joule per gram 
J/kg  joule per kilogram 
2.38849×10-4  Cal (IT)/kg, kcal/kg  kilocalorie (IT) per kilogram 
2.77778×10-7  kWh/kg  kilowatt-hour per kilogram 
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