The Unit (was: One-upsmanship (was: Secret Mac))

From: Sridhar the POWERful <>
Date: Fri Apr 19 12:37:17 2002

On Fri, 19 Apr 2002, Hans Franke wrote:

> > But A are defined as C/s, right? C are just derived in terms of eV,
> > aren't they?
> Nop. A is defined in itself - Well, it's a basic unit (*).
> Coloumb is the electric charge, defined as Amper Seconds.
> The eV (electron volt) is a unit for energy, usualy named
> as Joule, or in our environment measured as wh (kwh).
> While one joule is the name for 1 ws, the electron volt
> is a quite small thing. if I'm correct it's 0,2 Attojoule
> (aJ).

Now I know that the Coulomb was derived before the Ampere. I'll look it
up and get back to you.

Peace... Sridhar
Received on Fri Apr 19 2002 - 12:37:17 BST

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