practical units

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prac·ti·cal u·nits

units of magnitudes convenient for use in the practical applications of electricity; as originally defined they were absolute units (multiples of CGS electromagnetic units); they include the ampere, coulomb, farad, henry, joule, ohm, volt, and watt.
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The principal merit of this book is the way in which Unsworth has developed practical units of work for use in the classroom, from the early to later years of schooling, based on a substantial theoretical base.