# Science

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Here is some science stuff for those who want to learn more about the subject. There are many branches of science, such as physiology, biology, chemistry, physics, and so forth. However, this page mainly focuses on things that are used in many different sciences, particularly chemistry and physics.

## Units of Measure

Here is a table of fundamental and derived units of measurement. It is very nice to have, especially for science geeks like myself. It comes from a book titled "Modern Physics" by Williams, et al., and is copyright 1972.

 Physical Quantity QuantitySymbol Measurement Unit UnitSymbol Unit Dimensions Fundamental Units length l meter m m mass m kilogram kg kg time t second sec sec electric charge Q coulomb c c temperature T degree Kelvin °K °K luminous intensity I candle cd cd Derived Units acceleration a meter per second per second m/sec2 m/sec2 area A square meter m2 m2 capacitance C farad f c2 sec2/kg m2 density D kilogram per cubic meter kg/m3 kg/m3 electric current I ampere a c/sec electric field intensity E newton per coulomb n/c kg m/c sec2 electric resistance R ohm Ω kg m2/c2 sec emf E volt v kg m2/c sec2 energy E joule j kg m2/sec2 force F newton n kg m/sec2 frequency f hertz hz sec-1 heat Q joule j kg m2/sec2 illumination E lumen per square meter lm/m2 cd sr/m2 inductance L henry h kg m2/c2 luminous flux Φ lumen lm cd sr magnetic flux Φ weber wb kg m2/c sec magnetic flux density B weber per square meter wb/m2 kg/c sec potential difference V volt v kg m2/c sec2 power P watt w kg m2/sec3 pressure p newton per square meter n/m2 kg m/sec2 velocity v meter per second m/sec m/sec volume V cubic meter m3 m3 work W joule j kg m2/sec2