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Units[Converter]

  

GetDimension

  

list options of a dimension in the Unit Converter

 

Calling Sequence

Parameters

Description

Examples

Calling Sequence

GetDimension(dim, opts)

Parameters

dim

-

symbol; dimension name

opts

-

(optional) equation(s) of the form option=value where option is one of 'display' or 'default'; specify options for the dimension

Description

• 

The GetDimension(dim) function returns the options to the AddDimension function that recreate the dimension.

• 

The GetDimension(dim, opts) function returns an expression sequence of equations indicating the values of each option.

Examples

withUnits[Converter]:

GetDimension'length''time'

lengthtime,display=speed,default=false

(1)

GetDimension'length''time','default'

default=false

(2)

GetDimension'length''time','display'

display=speed

(3)

AddDimension'length''time','default'

GetDimension'length''time'

lengthtime,display=speed,default=true

(4)

GetDimensionconvert'Btu''lb''degF','dimensions','base'

length2time2thermodynamic_temperature,display=specific heat capacity,default=false

(5)

See Also

Units

Units/Converter

Units[Converter][AddDimension]

Units[Converter][GetDimensions]

Units[Converter][HasDimension]

Units[Converter][RemoveDimension]

Units[GetDimension]

 


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