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" As a unit of resistance, the international ohm, which is based upon the ohm equal to 10" units of resistance of the CGS system of electromagnetic units, and is represented by the resistance offered to an unvarying electric current by a column of mercury... "
Nature - Page 124
edited by - 1893
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Electric Lighting: A Practical Exposition of the Art, for the Use ..., Volume 1

Francis Bacon Crocker - Electric lighting - 1896
...of resistance of the centimeter-gram-second system of electro-magnetic units, and is represented by the resistance offered to an unvarying electric current...column of mercury at the temperature of melting ice fourteen and four thousand five hundred and twenty-one ten-thousandths (14.4521) grams in mass, of...
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Elementary treatise on electricity and magnetism, founded on Joubert's ...

George Carey Foster, Edmund Atkinson - Electricity - 1896 - 552 pages
...of the Ohm. [ 385States In an Order in Council of 1894, the ohm is stated to be " represented by the resistance offered to an unvarying electric current...column of mercury at the temperature of melting ice, 14.4521 grammes in mass, of a constant cross-sectional area, and of a length of 106.3 centimetres."...
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Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London ..., Volume 204

Mathematics - 1905
...ohm which has the value 109 in terms of the centimetre, and the second of time, and is represented by the resistance offered to an unvarying electric current...column of mercury at the temperature of melting ice, 14'4521 grammes in mass, of a constant cross-sectional area, and of a length 106 '3 centims.," is one...
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Introduction to Physical Science

Alfred Payson Gage - Physics - 1896 - 374 pages
...barrier are called insulators. The unit of resistance is called the ohm. The international ohm is " the resistance offered to an unvarying electric current...column of mercury at the temperature of melting ice, 14.421 grams in mass, of a constant cross-sectional area, and of the length of 106.3 centimeters "...
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Our Weights and Measures: A Practical Treatise on the Standard Weights and ...

Henry James Chaney - Weights and measures - 1897 - 163 pages
...resistance should be denominated the ohm, and should have the value 1,000,000,000 iu terms of the centimetre and second. 4. That the resistance offered to an unvarying...current by a column of mercury at the temperature of meltiug ice 14-4521 grammes in mass of a constant cross sectional area, and of a length of 106-3 centimetres...
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The Standard Electrical Dictionary: A Popular Dictionary of Words, Terms and ...

Thomas O'Conor Sloane - Electric engineering - 1897 - 682 pages
...equal to io9 units of resistance of the CGS system of electro-magnetic units, and is represented by the resistance offered to an unvarying electric current...column of mercury at the temperature of melting ice 14.4521 grammes in mass, of a constant cross-sectional area, and of the length of 1o6.3 centimeters....
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The Elements of Physics

Henry Smith Carhart, Horatio Nelson Chute - Physics - 1897 - 382 pages
...Congress of Electricians in Chicago, August 21, 1893, as follows : The international ohm is represented by the resistance offered to an unvarying electric current...column of mercury at the temperature of melting ice, 14.4521 grammes in mass, of a constant cross-sectional area, and of the length 106.3 centimetres. 349....
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Wire in Electrical Construction

John A. Roebling's Sons Company - Electric cables - 1897 - 73 pages
...equal to 109 units of resistance of the CGS system of electro-magnetic units, and is represented by the resistance offered to an unvarying electric current...column of mercury at the temperature of melting ice 14.452 1 grams in mass, of a constant cross-sectional area and of the length of 106.3 centimeters....
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Practical Electricity: A Laboratory and Lecture Course for First ..., Volume 1

William Edward Ayrton - Electricity - 1897 - 643 pages
...resistance should be denominated the ohm, and should have the value 1,000,000,000 in terms of the centimetre and second. " 4. That the resistance offered to an unvarying electric current by a column of mercury of a constant cross-sectional area of one square millimetre, and of a length of 106-3 centimetres,...
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Practical Electricity: A Laboratory and Lecture Course for First ..., Volume 1

William Edward Ayrton - Electricity - 1897 - 643 pages
...resistance should be denominated the ohm, and should have the value 1,000,000,000 in terms of the centimetre and second. "4. That the resistance offered to an unvarying electric current by a column of morcury of a constant cross-sectional area of one square millimetre, and of a length of 100 -3 centimetres,...
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