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derived unit

n
(Units) a unit of measurement obtained by multiplication or division of the base units of a system without the introduction of numerical factors
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The engine may not feel as rev happy as the Dzire's Fiat derived unit, it promises fuel efficiency that is capable of topping the class at 25.8kpl.
This optical measurement technique directly measures particle velocities and realises the acoustic pascal--the SI derived unit of pressure--and could potentially be used to calibrate microphones.
The sever (symbol: Vs.) is the International System of Units (SI) SI derived unit of dose equivalent radiation.
The molar mass of an entity X, symbol M(X), is the mass of X divided by the amount of substance n of X; its coherent SI derived unit is kilogram per mol, kg [mol.sup.-1].
The watt (symbol: W) is a derived unit of power in the International System of Units (SI).
You should also receive a complete "audit trail" that traces derived unit costs from contract documents and other source data.
Thus, the outcome of this period was the general acceptance by the IFCC, IUPAC, and NB, as well as by the WHO (18,19) of a special term, katal (symbol, kat) for the SI-coherent derived unit "mole per second" when used with catalytic activity (symbol, z).
Speaking during the Metrology Day, acting Kebs managing director Bernard Nguyo said the changes will not be noticed by the man on the street and industries because there will be no net changes to the derived units. One of the sectors that will benefit from this is health, where the medical board in a recent report said that some cases of medical negligence and malpractices were as a result of machine error.
SI derived units are defined in terms of base units.
All derived units can be expressed in terms of the base units.
The wide seat and the slightly soft suspension ( which unfortunately is unadjustable ( are traits that cover both machines, but with two pot calipers fitted instead of the excellent R1 derived units, braking is not as good.
Especially when you consider how convoluted some of our derived units are, seeing a more explicit treatment of how the units interact in mathematical manipulations would be welcome.