**Full name:** hertz

**Symbol:** Hz

**Alternate spelling:** frequency

**Category type:** frequency

**Scale factor:** 1

The SI derived unit for frequency is the hertz.

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The hertz (symbol Hz) is the SI unit of frequency. It is named in honour of the German physicist Heinrich Rudolf Hertz who made some important contributions to science in the field of electromagnetism.

hertz to radian/hour

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