Tue April 20, 2010 By: Pulak Mehta

SI unit

Expert Reply
Wed April 21, 2010

Dear student,

SI is founded on seven SI base units for seven base quantities assumed to be mutually independent .

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Table 1.  SI base units
  SI base unit
Base quantity Name Symbol
length meter m
mass kilogram       kg
time second s
electric current ampere A
thermodynamic temperature       kelvin K
amount of substance mole mol
luminous intensity candela cd
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