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Namas Chandra Introduction to Mechanical engineering Chapter 8-1 EML 3004C CHAPTER 8 Dimensions, Units, and Error

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Namas Chandra Introduction to Mechanical engineering Chapter 8-2 EML 3004C Objectives Understand the difference between a unit and dimensions Convert quantities between the different systems of measurement Understand the types of error in a measurement Express large numbers in scientific notation Sections 8.1 Introduction 8.2 Dimensions and Units 8.3 Conversion between Different Units 8.4 Errors and Accuracy 8.5 Significant Digits 8.6 Summary
Namas Chandra Introduction to Mechanical engineering Chapter 8-3 EML 3004C Basic Units and Dimensions Unit is the basic quantity in a given system of measurement yard, meter, inch Some units can be a combination of different basic units Example: Unit of force depends on the choice of the units of mass and acceleration Dimension describes the quantity in terms of Mass, Length, Time and Temperature without specifying any unit. Example: [ ] [ ] [ ] [ ] -2 2 -2 L a LT T F m a MLT = = = =

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