SI units


Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Financial, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to SI units: Metric units

SI units

An international system of scientific units (Système International d’Unités) based on the kilogram, meter, and second.
References in periodicals archive ?
Tenders are invited for Spare For Static Inverter Si Units Aal Make, 180 Kva For Wag-5/Wag-7 Type Loco As Per List Enclosed In Annexure C And D Under Para D Of Tender Schedule.
The best resource for SI units is the latest edition of the SI Brochure of the International Bureau of Weights and Measures (BIPM).
31 of 2006, which states in Article VIII that the SI units will be the exclusive basis of the legal units of measurement in the country.
We have spent billions of dollars over the last 20 years to adopt ISO standards for just about everything we do in industry, but we just cannot seem to let go of our antiquated system of units, with notable exceptions such as the automotive industry, where the change to SI units has been effectively mandated.
They pay particular attention to determining physical constants that are directly involved in the anticipated new definitions of the SI units of measurement, which will be based on fixed values to be assigned to fundamental constants.
An influential decision was made to report IFCC results in SI units [millimoles of Hb [A.
Although electric and magnetic dimensions in systems CGSE and CGSM are expressed in the terms of mass, length, and time units (in SI units Ampere was added), they seem strange and bizarre.
Most metric units belong to the International System of Units (SI), and the liter, hectare, and metric ton are accepted for use with the SI units.
Concentrations of analytes in medical centers around the US and in many European countries continue to be reported in the traditional mass units, whereas SI units are routinely used in other parts of the world.
Since the development of the International System of Units (SI), many experiments have been developed in order to realize SI units to ever lower levels of uncertainty.
Worked examples, problems, and solutions are included, along with lists of abbreviations and SI units.