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*To*: tesla@xxxxxxxxxx*Subject*: Re: Units of electricity*From*: "Tesla list" <tesla@xxxxxxxxxx>*Date*: Thu, 24 Aug 2006 13:48:55 -0600*Delivered-to*: testla@xxxxxxxxxx*Delivered-to*: tesla@xxxxxxxxxx*Old-return-path*: <vardan01@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>*Resent-date*: Thu, 24 Aug 2006 13:49:04 -0600 (MDT)*Resent-from*: tesla@xxxxxxxxxx*Resent-message-id*: <KohhfuDB0oF.A.aCG.wKg7EB@chip1>*Resent-sender*: tesla-request@xxxxxxxxxx

At 08:59 AM 8/23/2006, you wrote: >Original poster: Jared E Dwarshuis <jdwarshui@xxxxxxxxx> > >The mechanical units of electricity: > >I have often pondered why there are so many close analogies between >the mechanical world and the electrical world. Certainly it is true >that force was pivotal in defining electricity, but there is an >overall pattern that emerges in the intrinsic properties. > >We start by playing a simple algebra game with the fundamental unit of >charge "q" > >We multiply meters by both the numerator and denominator and write: > >q = m ( As/m ) > >I = m/s ( As/m ) > >d(I)/dt = m/(ss) ( As/m ) > >Whenever we encounter a unit of electricity and see Amp's. We must >group it to satisfy: > ( As/m) Also known as: (Coulombs per meter) > >Thus Voltage with the units of: kg mm 1/sss 1/A gets written as: kg m/ >ss (m/As) > Or simply: > >Voltage = Force (m/As) >E = kg/ss (m/As) >Resistance = kg/s (m/As)sqrd >Capacitance = ss/kg (As/m)sqrd >Permittivity = ss/ m kg (As/m)sqrd >Magnetic flux = kg m/s (m/As) >B = kg/ms (m/As) >L = kg (m/As)sqrd >Permeability = kg/m (m/As)sqrd > >Force = Mass x Acceleration and Voltage = L dI/dt are now equivalent >Force = kx and q = CV are now equivalent >Newton's second law and Lenz law are now equivalent >The expressions for impedance are now equivalent to the mechanical >world. >u e = density/force = ss/mm >Esqrd e = Bsqrd /u = density times velocity squared = pressure >(incompressible fluid flow) > >I hope this will aid people in conceptually understanding electricity >a little bit better. > >Sincerely Jared Dwarshuis >August 23, 2006 > Hi All, I think the following Haiku says it all: ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? Sigh, and then move on. Matt D.

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