Quantities and units

Quantities and units

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The chapter presents a review of basic math fundamentals. It discusses the quantities and units encountered in electric circuits, including SI units (International System of Units), scientific notation and engineering notation.

Chapter Contents:

  • R.1 International system of units (SI)
  • R.1.1 SI units and circuit quantities
  • R.1.2 Metric prefixes (SI prefixes)
  • R.1.3 Metric conversion
  • R.1.4 The unit factor method
  • R.2 Scientific notation
  • R.2.1 Write in scientific notation
  • R.3 Engineering notation
  • R.3.1 Write in engineering notation
  • Summary
  • Self-test

Inspec keywords: circuit theory; units (measurement); measurement theory

Other keywords: engineering notation; quantities; SI units; International System of Units; electric circuits; scientific notation

Subjects: Circuit theory; Measurement theory; Measurement units

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