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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... "
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Electrical Catechism: An Introductory Treatise on Electricity and Its Uses

George Defrees Shepardson - Electrical engineering - 1901 - 415 pages
...of resistance of the centimeter-gram-second system of electromagnetic 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 tenthousandths grams in mass, of a constant...
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Physics for High School Students

Henry Smith Carhart, Horatio Nelson Chute - Physics - 1901 - 433 pages
...International Congress of Electricians in Chicago in 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 gm. in mass, of a constant cross-sectional area, and of the length 106.3 cm." The cross-sectional...
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The Principles of Physics

Alfred Payson Gage - Physics - 1901 - 638 pages
...unit of resistance, known as the international ohm, shall be represented by the resistance ottered to an unvarying electric current by a column of mercury at the temperature of melting ice, fourteen and four thousand five hundred and twenty.one ten thousandths grams in mass, of a constant...
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Electrical Engineer's Pocket-book: A Hand-book of Useful Data for ...

Horatio Alvah Foster - Electric engineering - 1901 - 987 pages
...equal to 10!) unitsof resistance of theC.GS system of electro-magnetic units, and is represented by the resistance offered to an unvarying electric current by a column of mercury at a temperature of melting ice, 14.4521 grammes in mass, of a constant cross-sectional area, and of the...
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Guide to the Practical Elements of Electrical Testing

J. Warren - Electric testing - 1901 - 186 pages
...equivalent to one-thousandth part of an ampere. The unit of electrical resistance is the ohm; it ia 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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The Principles of Physics

Alfred Payson Gage - Physics - 1901 - 638 pages
...resistance, known as the international ohm, shall be represented by the resistance offered to an uuvarying electric current by a column of mercury at the temperature of melting ice, fourteen and four thousand five hundred and twenty-one ten thousandths grains in mass, of a constant...
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An Introduction to Physiology

William Townsend Porter - Physiology - 1901 - 314 pages
...the rate of 0.001118 gram per second. The ohm is the resistance offered to an unvarying electrical current by a column of mercury at the temperature of melting ice, 14.4521 grams in mass, of a constant cross-sectional area, and of the length of 106.3 centimetres....
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Electrical Catechism: An Introductory Treatise on Electricity and Its Uses

George Defrees Shepardson - Electric engineering - 1901 - 415 pages
...system of electromagnetic units, and is represented by the resistance offered to an unvaryingelectric current by a column of mercury at the temperature of melting ice fourteen and four thousand five hundred and twenty-one tenthousandths grams in mass, of a constant...
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Magnets and Electric Currents: An Elementary Treatise for the Use of ...

Sir John Ambrose Fleming - Electric apparatus and appliances - 1902 - 408 pages
...which has the value of 10" 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 of 106-3 centimetres. \...
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Elements of Physics

Fernando Sanford - Physics - 1902 - 426 pages
...here defined are known as the International Electrical Units. The International Ohm, 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 a constant sectional area and of a length of 106.3 centimeters. The International...
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