## Scientific Units used in Physics

**Scientific Units that are used Physics are following**

**Ampere** is unit of Electric current

**Angstrom** is unit of length for the measurement of wavelength

**Bar **is Unit of atmospheric pressure

**Bel** is Unit of the intensity of sound

**Calorie** is a measurement of the quantity of heat

**candle power **is the illuminating power of a source of light

**centigrade** is a unit of temperature

**centimeter** is unit of length

**coulomb** is a unit of electric charge

**decibel** is a unit of intensity

**diopter** is a unit of power of a lens

**dyne** is a unit of force

**electron volt** is a unit of energy

**erg** is a unit of work

### Physics Scientific measurement Units

**farad** is a unit of electric capacity

**faraday** is unit of Electric charge

**gauss** is a unit of Magnetic induction

**gram **is a unit of mass

**henry** is a unit of induction

**horsepower** is a unit of power

**joule** is a practical unit of work

**kg** is a unit of mass

**kilowatt** is a unit of electrical power

**knot** unit of speed

**kilowatt per hour **is a practical unit of electrical power

**lambert** is a unit of brightness

**light year** is a unit of distance for measuring astronomical distance

**liter** is a unit of volume capacity

**lumen** is the luminous flux

**lux** is a unit of intensity of lamination

**Maxwell** is the magnetic flux

**Meter** is a unit of distance

**Micro-farad** is one million of a farad

**millimicron** is unit of length used in spectroscopy

**newton** is a unit of work

**oersted** is a unit of magnetic intensity

**ohm** is a unit of electrical resistance

**poise** is unit of viscosity

**second** is unit of time

**volt** is a practical unit of electric potential difference

**watt** is a unit of power

**weber** is a unit of magnetic pole strength

**x.u **is unit of length expressing x-ray wavelength

**mole** is the amount of substance

**siemens** is electric conductance

**hertz** is frequency

**radian** is plane angle

**tesla** is the magnetic flux density

**pascal** is pressure

**sievert** is radiation dose equaling

**steradian** is the solid angle

**becquerel** is the activity of a radionuclide

**Rutherford** is the rate of decay of radioactive material

**Torr** is a unit of pressure

**Mho** is unit of conductivity

**Roentgen** is radiation exposure x ray