Register to reply

Units confusion- help needed

by svishal03
Tags: confusion, units
Share this thread:
Dec3-12, 11:47 AM
P: 132
Please can anyone help me?I'm confused here.

If I'm following unit of force as Newton, and length as mm; and stress as MPa,then for a consistent system of units (see link below);

what should be the unit for:
2) rotation
Phys.Org News Partner Physics news on
Step lightly: All-optical transistor triggered by single photon promises advances in quantum applications
The unifying framework of symmetry reveals properties of a broad range of physical systems
What time is it in the universe?
Dec3-12, 12:11 PM
P: 2,994
for me I would convert everything to MKS and then work it out rather than mix and match various units of measure unless there is a clear reason to do otherwise. Similarly for choosing CGS...

Register to reply

Related Discussions
Confusion with units of work Introductory Physics Homework 6
Confusion with units for Power Required Formula Aerospace Engineering 10
Units of Force Confusion lb/in General Physics 5
Fluid pressure problem and units confusion Introductory Physics Homework 1
Units confusion in calculations General Math 9