Other units

Physical entity
In terms of the basic SI units

area

m2

 

volume

m3

 

speed, velocity

m · s-1

 

angular velocity

s-1, rad · s

 

acceleration

m · s-2

 

moment of force

N · m

= m2 · Kg · s-2

wave numbers

m-1

 

density, bulk density

kg · m-3

 

specific volume

m3 · Kg-1

 

quantity (of a substance), concentration

mol · m-3

 

molar volume

m3 · mol-1

 

heat capacity, entropy

J · K-1

= m2 · Kg · s-2 · K-1

molar heat capacity, molar entropy

J · K-1 · mol-1

= m2 · Kg · s-2 · K-1 · mol-1

specific heat capacity, specific entropy

J · K-1 · Kg-1

= m2 · s-2 · K-1

molar energy

J · mol-1

= m2 · Kg · s-2 · mol-1

specific energy

J · Kg-1

= m2 · s-1

energy density

J · m-3

= m-1 · Kg · s-2

surface tension

N · m-1 = J · m-2

= Kg · s-2

heat flux density, irradiance

W · m-2

= Kg · s-3

thermal conductance, thermal conductivity

W · m-1 · K-1

= m · Kg · s-3 · K-1

kinematic viscosity, diffusion coefficient

m2 · s-1

 

dynamic viscosity

N · s · m-2 = Pa · s

= m-1 · Kg · s-1

electric charge density

C · m-3

= m-3 · s · A

electric current density

A · m-2

 

conductivity, electrical conductivity

S · m-1

= m-3 · Kg-1 · s3 · A2

molar conductivity

S · m2 · mol-1

= Kg-1 · mol-1 · s3 · A2

permittivity

F · m-1

= m-3 · Kg-1 · s4 · A2

permeability

H · m-1

= m · Kg · s-3 · A-2

electric field strength (E-field)

V · m-1 = N · C-1

= m · Kg  · s-3 · A-1

magnetic field strength (H-field)

A · m-1

 

luminance

cd · m-2

 

irradiation (X- and gamma rays)

C · Kg-1

= Kg-1 · s · A

absorbed dose rate

Gy · s-1

= m2 · s-3

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