Some SI-derived Units with Special Names



Some SI-derived Units with Special Names

Some SI-derived Units with Special Names

Quantity

Unit (Symbol)

Derivation

Mechanical

force

Newton (N)

(m kg)/s²

pressure

pascal (Pa)

N/m²

energy, work

joule (J)

N m

power

watt (W)

J/s

frequency

hertz (Hz)

cycles/s

Electrical

electrical potential

volt (V)

W/A

electrical resistance

ohm <W >

V/A

electrical charge

coulomb (C)

A s

electrical capacitance

farad (F)

C/V

magnetic flux

weber (Wb)

V s

magnetic flux density

tesla (T)

Wb/m²

inductance

henry (H)

Wb/A

Light

luminous flux

lumen (lm)

c d sr

illuminance

lux (lx)

lm/m²

For more information see the article WEIGHTS & MEASURES.