## Engineering Units and Physical Quantities |

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### Contents

Definitions and Basic Principles | 1 |

Systems of Units | 19 |

The Units of Heat and Thermodynamics | 38 |

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abbreviation absolute system accordingly ampere atomic mass unit Btu/lb calculations Celsius cgs absolute charge Q cm2 g coefficient coherent units constant Coulomb's law defined definition denote derived unit dimensional analysis dimensions displacement electrical units electromagnetic systems electromagnetic unit electrostatic unit energy enthalpy entropy equal etalons exergy expressed fluid force F fourth fundamental unit ft/s function fundamental units Giorgi given gramme International J/kg joule kcal/kgf kilogramme kilopond kinds of quantity kmol magnetic flux magnitude mass unit metre metric technical system MKS system MKS units MKSA system non-dimensional normal number of measure permittivity physical quantity potential difference pound-force pound-mass practical pump pure number quantity equation ratio reference result scalar product slug Specific heat capacity speed standard substances surface system of units Table temperature th/t thermodynamic unit mass unit of length units of mechanics vector calculus vector quantities velocity viscosity volume weight