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Re: How to handle Units of Measure

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  • From: Alexei Boulbitch <Alexei.Boulbitch at>
  • Date: Thu, 28 May 2009 04:25:12 -0400 (EDT)

In this very simple example if I write
where R is measured in Ohms, w in s^-1, L in H, I expect that the
result is given in Ohms.
Why it doesn't happen in Mathematica ? Ho can I do to handle in a
simple way those conversions ?

Hi, Theodoro,
I do it this way, simple enough:

In[30]:=    R := x*Ohm;
                w := z*Hz;
                L := y*H;
                H = Ohm/Hz;
                R + w*L // Simplify

Out[34]= Ohm (x + y z)

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