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Measurement Techniques

, Volume 40, Issue 3, pp 197–202 | Cite as

Unit systems and the fundamental constants

  • N. V. Studentsov
Fundamental Aspects of Metrology
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Abstract

Electromagnetism is considered as an example of how the meanings of the fundamental constants are dependent on the unit system. The constants are classified. There is a discussion of the application of the CGS and SI systems in theory and practice.

Keywords

Physical Quantity Basic Unit Magnetic Permeability Universal Constant Current Strength 
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