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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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The Journal of Electro-therapeutics, Volume 15

Physical therapy - 1897
...current of one ampere. Ohm. The unit of resistance. Which is represented by the resistance offered to an electric current by a column of mercury, at the temperature of melting ice, 14.4521 grams in mass, of a cross-sectional area, and the length of 106.3 centimeters. Ampere. The...
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Practical Electricity and Magnetism

John Henderson (A.I.E.E.) - Electric measurements - 1898 - 388 pages
...The ohm, which has the value 109 in terms of the centimetre and the second of time, is represented by the resistance offered to an unvarying electric current...column of mercury at the temperature of melting ice, 14-45 21 grammes in mass, of a constant cross-sectional area, and of a length of 106-3 centimetres."...
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A Dictionary of Electrical Words, Terms and Phrases

Edwin James Houston - Electric engineering - 1898 - 990 pages
...equal to io'J 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 106.3 centimetres....
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Shop and Road Testing of Dynamos and Motors: A Practical Manual

Eugene Chilton Parham, John Cutler Shedd - Electric machinery - 1898 - 526 pages
...as follows: "The unit of resistance shall be known as the International Ohm, and is represented by the resistance offered to an unvarying electric current...column of mercury, at the temperature of melting ice, 14.4521 grams in mass, of constant cross-section and of a length of 106.3 centimetres." The absolute...
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Elementary Lessons in Electricity & Magnetism

Silvanus Phillips Thompson - Electricity - 1898 - 634 pages
...of resistance of the Centimetre-Gramme-Second system of electromagnetic units, and is represented by the resistance offered to an unvarying electric current by a column of mercury at the temperature of inciting ice H'45'21 grammes in mass, of a constant cross-sectional area and of the length of IOU'3...
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A Text-book of General Physics for the Use of Colleges and Scientific Schools

Charles Sheldon Hastings, Frederick Elijah Beach - Physics - 1898 - 768 pages
...ampere. Thus, 1 volt 1 ampere = - — - — • 1 ohm The legal definition of the ohm is as follows: "The resistance offered to an unvarying electric current by a column of mercury at a temperature of melting ice, 14.4521 grams in mass, of a constant cross-sectional area, and of the...
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A Laboratory Manual of Electrotherapeutics

William James Herdman, Frank E. Nagler - Electrotherapeutics - 1898 - 163 pages
...Units to distinguish them from definitions previously adopted. The International Ohm is represented by the resistance offered to an unvarying electric current by a column of pure mercury at the temperature of melting ice, 14.4521 grammes in mass, of a constant cross-sectional...
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Bulletin, Volume 2, Issues 26-35

U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey - 1899
...resistance of the Centimetre-Gramme-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 14-4521 grammes in mass, of a constant cross-sectional area and of the length of 106-3 centimetres....
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Electricity Made Simple and Treated Non-technically: An Invaluable Treatise ...

Clark Caryl Haskins - Electricity - 1899 - 232 pages
...temperature of 15 C. (6) The international ohm is represented by the resistance offered to an unvarying current by a column of mercury at the temperature of melting ice, 14.4521 grammes in mass, of a constant cross section, and 106.3 centimeters in length. (c) The value...
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The Universal Cyclopaedia, Volume 12

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1900
...approximation which was attainable at that time to 10* CGS units of resistance. It 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 106-3 cm." The ampere...
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