## Engineering quantities and systems of units |

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### Contents

PREFACE | 1 |

FORCE | 17 |

Newtons Second Law for Gravitational Units 3 20 The Confusion | 34 |

Copyright | |

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abbreviated acceleration ampere ampere-turn body of mass British Thermal Unit Btu/lb F cal/g Calculate capacitance capacitor Celsius Chapter charge carriers coherent unit coil conductive circuit conductor constant coulomb current flows defined discussed distance effect electric charge electric current electric field strength electric flux density electromagnetic electrostatic circuit energy converted equation Example Fahrenheit farad foot pound force force of gravity FPS-based system ft lbf ft/s Gravitational System gravitational unit heat energy Hence induced e.m.f. inductance International System J/kg joule kilogramme kilopond kinetic energy length light radiation luminous flux luminous intensity magnetic circuit magnetic field magnetic field strength magnetic material measure mile/h newton opposition permeability permeance permittivity potential energy pound force poundal rate of change resistance specific heat capacity specific heat ratio square metre steradian symbol system of units total p.d. unit area unit cube unit of energy unit of force velocity volts wavelength weight