How many kA in 1 ampere?
The answer is 0.001.

We assume you are converting between **kiloampere** and **ampere**.

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The SI base unit for **electric current** is the ampere.

1 ampere is equal to 0.001 kA, or 1 ampere.

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The SI prefix "kilo" represents a factor of
10^{3}, or in exponential notation, 1E3.

So 1 kiloampere = 10^{3} ampere.

In physics, the ampere (symbol: A, often informally abbreviated to amp) is the SI base unit used to measure electrical currents. The present definition, adopted by the 9th CGPM in 1948 is: "one ampere is that constant current which, if maintained in two straight parallel conductors of infinite length, of negligible circular cross-section, and placed one metre apart in vacuum, would produce between these conductors a force equal to 2 × 10^{-7} newton per metre of length".

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