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What are some examples of fundamental measurements?

Mass, and temperature


What are some examples of derived measurements?

Speed; distance divided by time


What is a scalar quantity?

Quantity that has only magnitude. An example is density, volume and mass


What is a vector quantity?

Quantity that has a magnitude AND direction. Wxamples inlude Force, velocity and acceleration


What is rate?

Distance like quantity divided by time


What is the mechanical rate formula (speed) and units?

Speed = distance/time. The units are mi/hr ; ft/sec ; m/s ; km/s


What is the rotary rate formula and units?

w = q/t. The units are rad/sec


What is the linear acceleration formula and units?

a = VfVi/t. The units are m/s2 ; ft/s2


What is the rotary acceleration formula and units?

µ = WfWi/t. The units are rad/s2


What is the volume flow rate formula and units?

Qv = V/t. the units gal/min


What is the mass flow rate formula and units?

Qm = m/t. the units kg/hr


What is the heat flow rate formula and units?

Qh = h/t. the units are cal/sec ; J/h ; Btu/hr


What is the electric flow rate formula and units?

Qe = q/t the units are 1 Amp= 1 c/s = 6.25 x 10^18 elec/sec


What is wieght?

Fw = mass x gravitation constant (9.8m/s2) kg/m = N
