L3-_Unit_Dimension - UNITS & DIMENSIONS LEARNING OBJECTIVES...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–6. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
UNITS & DIMENSIONS
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
LEARNING OBJECTIVES By the end of this topic, you should be able: Understand the units & dimensions and how to convert the one unit system to another unit system
Background image of page 2
What are units and dimensions? Dimensions basic concepts of measurements are mass, length, time and temperature. The other dimensions are obtained from multiplying or dividing the above basic dimension. e.g. velocity (length/time) etc. Units means of expressing the dimensions base, multiple and derived Table 2.3-1, Page 11 (Felder) UNITS AND DIMENSIONS
Background image of page 3

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
UNITS AND DIMENSIONS System of Units System International (SI) e.g. meter, kilogram CGS e.g. centimeter, gram American Engineering Systems e.g. foot, pound-mass lb m , second
Background image of page 4
UNITS AND DIMENSIONS Quantity Unit Symbol Mass (M) kilogram (SI) gram (CGS) pound-mass (AES) kg g lb m Length (L) meter (SI) centimeter (CGS) foot (AES) m cm ft Time (T) second for all unit systems s Temperature Kelvin (SI and CGS) Fahrenheit (AES) K o F
Background image of page 5

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Image of page 6
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

This note was uploaded on 03/20/2010 for the course IMSE tb1073 taught by Professor Musharaf during the Spring '10 term at University of Malaya.

Page1 / 16

L3-_Unit_Dimension - UNITS & DIMENSIONS LEARNING OBJECTIVES...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 6. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online