Books Books 1 - 6 of 6 on The unit of work is the erg. It is the work done by a dyne in producing a displacement.... The unit of work is the erg. It is the work done by a dyne in producing a displacement of one centimetre in the direction of the force. Primary Batteries - Page 166
by Henry Smith Carhart - 1891 - 193 pages ## The Voltaic Cell: Its Construction and Its Capacity

Park Benjamin - Electric batteries - 1893 - 562 pages
...units of force. Therefore I gram weighs 981 dynes, and I dyne = 1.0194 milligrams = .015731 grain. The Unit of Work is the Erg. It is the work done by one dyne when it moves its point of application through a distance of i centimeter in the direction... ## Elementary Mechanics of Solids and Fluids

A. L. Selby - Mechanics - 1893 - 299 pages
...the particle on which it acts remains stationary. The unit of work in the c. G. s. system of units is the Erg. It is the work done by a dyne in displacing the point at which it acts through a centimetre. In the English system two units have been... ## Theoretical Mechanics: An Introductory Treatise on the Principles of ...

Augustus Edward Hough Love - Dynamics - 1897 - 379 pages
...centimetre is (6'65) 10 ~8 dynes. This is the value of the constant of gravitation y in CGs units*. The cos unit of work is the erg, it is the work done by a force of one dyne acting over a displacement of one centimetre. 299. British Gravitation Units. The... ## The Outlines of Physics: An Elementary Text-book

Edward Leamington Nichols - Physics - 1897 - 452 pages
...to the work W may be expressed thus : E = £ mv* = mgs = W. 53. The Erg. — The unit of energy and of work is the erg. It is the work done by a force of one dyne acting through a distance of one centimeter. This is a very small quantity of work... ## Mining Tables: Being a Comparison of the Units of Weight, Measure, Currency ...

Frederick Henry Hatch, E. J. Vallentine - Mines and mineral resources - 1907 - 200 pages
...1901, p. 70. t This is the value adopted by the Board of Trade Standards Department. On the CGS system the unit of work is the erg. It is the work done by a force of 1 dyne acting over a distance of 1 centimetre, 1 foot poundal = 4214o1 ergs. 1 foot-pound... 