1 - Units of Measurement

2016-09-12 22:17:00 +0000, 1 year and 11 months ago

1.01 - SI base units

All the SI units are based upon 7 SI base units, these are:

Unit name Unit Symbol Used to measure?
Meters m Length
Kilograms kg Mass
Seconds s Time
Amperes A Current
Kelvin K Temperature
Candela cd Luminosity
Mole mol Amount of substance.

The SI base units for Kinetic Energy are:

The SI base units for Gravitational potention energy are:

Therefore the SI base units for KE and GPE are equal to each other, i.e.

The SI base units for Power = work done / time are:

A good way to remember these is with this:

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