The International Bureau of Weights and Measures, 1875-1975: Translation of the BIPM Centennial Volume, Volume 13

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U.S. Department of Commerce, National Bureau of Standards, 1975 - Metric system - 248 pages

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Page 135 - The ampere is that constant current which, if maintained in two straight parallel conductors of infinite length, of negligible circular cross-section, and placed 1 meter apart in vacuum, would produce between these conductors a force equal to 2 X 10"7 newton per meter of length.
Page 222 - Affairs, his Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary at Paris. His Majesty the King of Italy: His Excellency Count Nigra, his Ambassador at Vienna, Senator of the Kingdom; Count A.
Page 135 - The volt is the difference of electric potential between two points of a conducting wire carrying a constant current of 1 ampere, when the power dissipated between these points is equal to 1 watt.
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Page 124 - The kelvin, unit of thermodynamic temperature, is the fraction 1/273.16 of the thermodynamic temperature of the triple point of water (13th CGPM, 1967).
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