Weights and measures [K]

Weights and measures [K]

Kadah: Egyptian measure of capacity = 2.0625 litres.

kelvin (K): SI base unit The kelvin, the unit of thermodynamic temperature, is the fraction 1/273.16 of the thermodynamic temperature of the triple point of water.

Kilogram: practical unit of mechanical power = the power needed to lift a kg of weight to a height of one meter in one second of time = 10 watts = 0.002725 watt-hours = 0.01333 metric horsepower second e = 9.81 10 7 ergs.

Kilogram (kg): SI base unit The kilogram is the unit of mass; is equal to the mass of the international prototype of the kilogram. (This international prototype is a special platinum-iridium alloy cylinder kept at the International Bureau of Weights and Measures in Sèvres, France.)

Kotilo: Greek measure of capacity = 1 dl.

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