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The Centimeter-Gram-Second (CGS) System of Units

Description

 • The CGS system of units has the centimeter, gram, and second as its base units.  Although the default CGS system does not include units of electricity or magnetism, the electrostatic and electromagnetic systems, which are also based in the centimeter, gram, and second, do.
 • When used in conjunction with the UseSystem command, the CGS system sets the following units for the given dimensions.

 Dimension Name Unit Name length centimeter mass gram time second speed kyne acceleration gal force dyne energy erg power erg/second pressure barye plane angle radian solid angle steradian

Examples

Notes:

 – To enter a unit in 2-D Math input, select the unit from the appropriate Units palette. If the unit you want is not there, select $\mathrm{unit}$ and then enter the unit.
 – When you edit a unit, double brackets appear around it.
 > $\mathrm{with}\left(\mathrm{Units}\left[\mathrm{Standard}\right]\right):$
 > $\mathrm{Units}\left[\mathrm{UseSystem}\right]\left('\mathrm{CGS}'\right)$
 > $5\mathrm{Unit}\left(\frac{'\mathrm{kg}''m'}{'s'}\right)$
 ${5}{}⟦\frac{{\mathrm{kg}}{}{m}}{{s}}⟧$ (1)
 > $\mathrm{combine}\left(,'\mathrm{units}'\right)$
 ${500000}{}⟦\frac{{g}{}{\mathrm{cm}}}{{s}}⟧$ (2)
 > $\frac{\mathrm{Unit}\left('s'\right)}{}$
 ${500000}{}⟦{\mathrm{dyn}}⟧$ (3)
 > $\frac{{\mathrm{Unit}\left('\mathrm{cm}'\right)}^{2}}{}$
 ${500000}{}⟦{\mathrm{barye}}⟧$ (4)