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A.1 Units [fundamental constants top]

Key units are summarized in Table A.1.






Quantity

Units

Symbol

Other unit relations





number

mole

mol

mass

kilogram

kg

time

second

s

force

Newton

N

kg ms2

pressure (stress)

Pascal

Pa

Nm2

energy (work)

Joule

J

N m

power

Watt

W

Js

temperature

Kelvin

K

Celsius temperature: T [C] = T [K]+273.15

mass density

kilogram per cubic meter

kgm3

species flux density

molar per second per squared meter

Msm2

electric current (electrical charge flux)

Ampere

A

electric charge

Coulomb

C

A s

electric potential difference

Volt

V

electrical resistance

Ohm

Ω

VA

electrical resistivity

Ohm meter

Ω m

electrical conductance

Siemens

S

AV

electrical conductivity

Siemens per meter

Sm

electric field

Volts per meter

Vm

electrical current density

Ampere per square meter

Am2

capacitance

Farad

F

CV

inductance

Henry

H

V sA

magnetic flux

Weber

Wb

V s

molar concentration

millimolar

mM

molm3

normality

millinormal

mN

molm3

osmolarity

milliOsmolar

mOsm

molm3






Table A.1: Fundamental units.

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Jump To: [Kinematics] [Couette/Poiseuille Flow] [Fluid Circuits] [Mixing] [Electrodynamics] [Electroosmosis] [Potential Flow] [Stokes Flow] [Debye Layer] [Zeta Potential] [Species Transport] [Separations] [Particle Electrophoresis] [DNA] [Nanofluidics] [Induced-Charge Effects] [DEP] [Solution Chemistry]

Copyright Brian J. Kirby. Please contact Prof. Kirby here with questions or corrections. This material may not be distributed without the author's consent. When linking to these pages, please use the URL http://www.kirbyresearch.com/textbook.

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