Measurement unit: ohm

Full name: ohm

Plural form: ohms

Symbol: Ω

Category type: electric resistance

Scale factor: 1

SI unit: ohm

The SI derived unit for electric resistance is the ohm.

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Definition: Ohm

The ohm (symbol: Ω) is the SI unit of electrical impedance or, in the direct current case, electrical resistance, named after Georg Ohm. It is defined as the resistance between two points of a conductor when a constant potential difference of 1 volt, applied to these points, produces in the conductor a current of 1 ampere, the conductor not being the seat of any electromotive force.

Sample conversions: ohm

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