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Other Units

 

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The following units are in the Units package.

Name

Symbols

Context

Alternate Spellings

Prefixes

 

 

 

 

 

brewster

 

standard *

brewsters

SI

talbot

 

standard *

talbots

 

lumberg

 

standard *

lumbergs

 

strontium_unit

 

standard *

strontium_units

 

dozen

 

standard

 

 

part_per_billion

ppb

EU

parts_per_billion

 

 

 

US

 

 

part_per_million

ppm

standard

parts_per_million

 

  

An asterisk ( * ) indicates the default context, an at sign (@) indicates an abbreviation, and under the prefixes column, SI indicates that the unit takes all SI prefixes, IEC indicates that the unit takes IEC prefixes, and SI+ and SI- indicate that the unit takes only positive and negative SI prefixes, respectively.  Refer to a unit in the Units package by indexing the name or symbol with the context, for example, brewster[standard]; or, if the context is indicated as the default, by using only the unit name or symbol, for example, brewster.

  

 

  

The units are defined as follows.

  

A brewster has the dimension length time squared per mass. It is defined as a square micrometer per newton.

  

A talbot has the dimension luminous flux time. It is defined as a lumen second.  It is also known as a lumberg.

  

A strontium unit has the dimension inverse time mass. It is defined as 37 becquerels per kilogram.

Examples

convertbrewster,dimensions,base

lengthtime2mass

(1)

convert1,units,brewster,ms2kg

11000000000000

(2)

converttalbot,dimensions,base

luminous_intensitylength2timelengthradius2

(3)

convert1,units,talbot,lms

1

(4)

convertstrontium_unit,dimensions,base

1timemass

(5)

convert1,units,strontium_unit,Bqkg

37

(6)

See Also

convert/dimensions

convert/units

Units

Units/force

Units/Index

Units/length

Units/light

Units/mass

Units/radioactivity

Units/time