What is a derived quantity give three examples?
How many derived quantities are there?
Derived units with special names and symbols.
|Derived quantity||energy, work, amount of heat|
|SI coherent derived unit||joule|
|m2 kg s–2|
What is a derived unit list an example?
|Name||Symbol||Expression in terms of SI base units|
|joule per square metre||J/m2||kg⋅s−2|
|kilogram square metre||kg⋅m2||m2⋅kg|
|newton metre second per kilogram||N⋅m⋅s/kg||m2⋅s−1|
|watt per steradian||W/sr||m2⋅kg⋅s−3|
What are the examples for basic units and derived units?
Basic and Derived Units.
|Derived Quantity||Name||Expression in terms of SI units|
|energy, work||joule (J) N-m||m2·kg·s-2|
|electric potential||volt (V)||m2·kg·s-3·A-1|
|current density||ampere per square meter||A/m-2|
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