Unformatted text preview: ' s, that js,0.00001 s. Most engineers would dcscribe this quantity as 10 /is. that is. 10 j = 10 x 10j s, mlher than as 0.01 ms or 10,000,000 ps. objective 1-lJnderstand and be abte to use SI units and the 1.1 How many dollars per millisecond would the federal govemment have to collect to retire a delicit of$100 billion in one year? Answ€r: $3.17/ms. NOTE: Abo try Chaptet Prcblems 1.1,1.3, and L6. standard prefires for powers of 10 1.2 If a signal can tmvel in a cable at 80% of the speed of light, what length of cable, ir inches, rcpreserts 1 ns? Answer: 9.45'. TABLE 1.3 Standardized Pr€fixes to signify Prefu Symbol Pol€r TABLE 1.2 Derived Units in SI Qufllity UnitNrne (Slnbol) t0 r3 10 r' 1 0 v 1 0 6 1 0 3 t0 l l 0 ' l|) 1o' t0l 106 10e l0'' pico p Electric potential Electric conduclance Magnetic llux hetv (Hz) newtoD (N) joulc (J) coulonb (c) vo1l(V) ohm (o) sienens (s) lrenry (H) N m J I/C C/V kilo nilli d h M G T...
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