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3. International system of units (SI) 1 3. INTERNATIONAL SYSTEM OF UNITS (SI) See “The International System of Units (SI),” NIST Special Publication 330 , B.N. Taylor, ed. (USGPO, Washington, DC, 1991); and “Guide for the Use of the International System of Units (SI),” NIST Special Publication 811 , 1995 edition, B.N. Taylor (USGPO, Washington, DC, 1995). SI prefxes 10 24 yotta (Y) 10 21 zetta (Z) 10 18 exa (E) 10 15 peta (P) 10 12 tera (T) 10 9 giga (G) 10 6 mega (M) 10 3 kilo (k) 10 2 hecto (h) 10 deca (da) 10 1 deci (d) 10 2 centi (c) 10 3 milli (m) 10 6 micro ( μ ) 10 9 nano (n) 10 12 pico (p) 10 15 femto (f) 10 18 atto (a) 10 21 zepto (z) 10 24 yocto (y) K. Nakamura et al. ,JPG 37 , 075021 (2010) (http://pdg.lbl.gov) July 30, 2010 14:36
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2 3. International system of units (SI) Physical quantity Name of unit Symbol Base units length meter m mass kilogram kg time second s electric current ampere A thermodynamic temperature kelvin K amount of substance
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Unformatted text preview: mole mol luminous intensity candela cd Derived units with special names plane angle radian rad solid angle steradian sr frequency hertz Hz energy joule J force newton N pressure pascal Pa power watt W electric charge coulomb C electric potential volt V electric resistance ohm Ω electric conductance siemens S electric capacitance farad F magnetic flux weber Wb inductance henry H magnetic flux density tesla T luminous flux lumen lm illuminance lux lx celsius temperature degree celsius ◦ C activity (of a radioactive source) ∗ becquerel Bq absorbed dose (of ionizing radiation) ∗ gray Gy dose equivalent ∗ sievert Sv ∗ See our section 30, on “Radioactivity and radiation protection,” p. 341. July 30, 2010 14:36...
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