capacitance unit

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Noun1.capacitance unit - a measure of the capacity of a circuit component to store charge
electromagnetic unit, emu - any of various systems of units for measuring electricity and magnetism
picofarad - a unit of capacitance equal to one trillionth of a farad
microfarad - a unit of capacitance equal to one millionth of a farad
millifarad - a unit of capacitance equal to one thousandth of a farad
farad, F - the capacitance of a capacitor that has an equal and opposite charge of 1 coulomb on each plate and a voltage difference of 1 volt between the plates
abfarad - a capacitance unit equal to one billion farads
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HRU stands for the hydraulic resistance unit in the model, HCU for hydraulic capacitance unit and HIU for hydraulic inductance unit.
The design of the circuit based on the principles of equivalent quantities System Units Model Units Pressure mmHg Voltage V Flow ml/s=[cm.sup.3]/s Current A Volume ml=[cm.sup.3] Charge C=A.s Resistance mmHg.s/ml=HRU Resistance Ohm Compliance ml/mmHg=HCU Capacitance F=A.s/V Inertance mmHg.[s.sup.2]/ml/HIU Inductance H=V.s/A HCU--Hydraulic capacitance unit, HIU--Hydraulic inductance unit, HRU--Hydraulic resistance unit Table 2.
Joe Lewis at Monitor Technologies adds that some materials--particularly powders--tend to coat the probe of standard capacitance units. "Most units today have electronics that nullify that problem," he says, citing Monitor's new TrueCap Model MK-2e.