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Encyclopedia > Electric conductance

Electrical conductance is an electrical phenomenon where a material contains movable particles with electric charge, which can carry electricity. When a difference of electrical potential is placed across a conductor, its movable charges flow, and an electric current appears.

The SI unit of electrical conductance is the siemens, (named after Werner von Siemens)

SI electricity units

SI electromagnetism units

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Name Symbol Dimensions Quantity
ampere (SI base unit) A A Current
coulomb C A新 Electric charge, Quantity of electricity
volt V J/C = kg搶2−3−1 Potential difference
ohm Ω V/A = kg搶2−3−2 Resistance, Impedance, Reactance
ohm metre Ω搶 kg搶3−3−2 Resistivity
farad F C/V = kg−1−224 Capacitance
farad per metre F/m kg−1−324 Permittivity
reciprocal farad F−1 kg12−2−4 Elastance
siemens S Ω−1 = kg−1−232 Conductance, Admittance, Susceptance
siemens per metre S/m kg−1−332 Conductivity
weber Wb V新 = kg搶2−2−1 Magnetic flux
tesla T Wb/m2 = kg新−2−1 Magnetic flux density
ampere per metre A/m m−1 magnetic induction
ampere-turns per weber A/Wb kg−1−222 Reluctance
henry H V新/A = kg搶2−2−2 Inductance
henry per metre H/m kg搶新−2−2 Permeability
(dimensionless) - - Magnetic susceptibility

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