Mathematica 9 is now available
Services & Resources / Wolfram Forums
-----
 /
MathGroup Archive
1999
*January
*February
*March
*April
*May
*June
*July
*August
*September
*October
*November
*December
*Archive Index
*Ask about this page
*Print this page
*Give us feedback
*Sign up for the Wolfram Insider

MathGroup Archive 1999

[Date Index] [Thread Index] [Author Index]

Search the Archive

Re:Units and dimensions

  • To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
  • Subject: [mg19913] Re:[mg19894] Units and dimensions
  • From: PBenav3253 at aol.com
  • Date: Tue, 21 Sep 1999 02:22:48 -0400
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

Hello.

The solution is to write you dimensions as they truly exist and bypass 
"variable" naming like "Newton".

Use (Ampere Second Kelvin)/(Kilogram Meter) and make a list of all of the 
dimensions.

i.e. Permittivity (A^2 s^4 K^0)/(Kg m^3)

Sure there is some work involved but in the long run one will learn the 
nature of the dimensions and supercede archaic variable dimension units.

Regards, 
Jon-Paul


  • Prev by Date: Re: Real roots and other assumptions...
  • Next by Date: How to make Package?
  • Previous by thread: Re: Simplifying expressions containing units
  • Next by thread: How to make Package?