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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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Outlines of the Evolution of Weights and Measures and the Metric System

William Hallock, Herbert Treadwell Wade - Metric system - 1906 - 304 pages
...resistance of the Centimeter-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 centimeters....
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Laboratory Work in Electrical Engineering (preliminary Grade): A Series of ...

John Roberts (Electrical engineer.) - Electric engineering - 1906 - 218 pages
...Ohm, which has the value 10 iu 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. 2....
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Elementary Lessons in Electricity and Magnetism

Silvanus Phillips Thompson - Electricity - 1906 - 499 pages
...the Centimetre-Gramme-Second system of electromagnetic units, and is represented by the resistauce offered to an unvarying electric current by a column of mercury at the temperature of melting ice I4•452I -grammes in mass, of a constant cross-sectional area and of the length of i06'3 centimetres....
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The Metric System: Hearings Before the Committee on Coinage, Weights and ...

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Coinage, Weights, and Measures - Metric system - 1906 - 322 pages
...equal to 10" units of resistance of the CGS 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 grams in mass, of a constant cross sectional area, and of the...
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Forty Lessons in Physics

Lynn Banks McMullen - Physics - 1906 - 452 pages
...zinc ELECTRICITY. TABLE XLa. UNITS DEFINED BY THE INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS OF ELECTRICIANS. The Ohm is the resistance offered to an unvarying electric current by a column of mercury 106.3 centimeters long, 14.4521 grams in mass, of constant cross-section (about 1 sq. mm.), and at...
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An Introduction to the Study of Electrical Engineering

Henry Hutchinson Norris - Electric engineering - 1907 - 404 pages
...legal or international ohm is that represented by the resistance offered to an unvarying electrical current by a column of mercury at the temperature of melting ice and having a mass of 14.4521 grammes. This column has a constant cross-sectional area and a length...
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Naval Electricians' Text Book

William Hannum Grubb Bullard - Electric engineering - 1908 - 976 pages
...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...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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Mechanical Engineering and Machine Shop Practice

Stanley Holmes Moore - Machine-shop practice - 1908 - 502 pages
...resistance is one ohm, will produce a current of one ampere. Ohm, R, is the unit of resistance and is the resistance offered to an unvarying electric current by a column of mercury at 32 degrees F., having a constant cross-sectional area, a weight of 14.4521 grams and a length of 106.3...
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A Text-book of Physics

Alexander Wilmer Duff - Physics - 1909 - 698 pages
...units of resistance of the centimetergram-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, 14.4521 grams in mass, of a constant cross-sectional area, and of the length of 106.3 centimeters."...
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Journal of Research of the National Bureau of Standards, Volumes 32-33

United States. National Bureau of Standards - Chemistry - 1944
...international units is necessary. The international ohm as established in 1893 was "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 cms." The mass...
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