## A Treatise on Electricity and Magnetism, Volume 1Volume 1 of an important foundation work of modern physics describes electrostatic phenomena and develops a mathematical theory of electricity. Topics include electrical work and energy in a system of conductors, mechanical action between two electrical systems, spherical harmonics, electric current, conduction and resistance, electrolysis, and other subjects. 1891 edition. |

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Art Page 1 The expression of a quantity consists of two factors the nu merical value and the name of the concrete unit | 1 |

35 The three fundamental unitsLength Time and Mass 2 | 2 |

Derived units | 5 |

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