Operational and Derived Quantaties

Operationally Defined Quantities:

Fundamental Units
Quantity Symbol SI Units
Length, Distance m -meters
Time s- seconds
Mass kg - kilograms
Temperature K - degrees Kelvin
Angle rad - radians
Charge C - Coulombs


Derived Quantities:

Some Derived Quantities
Quantity Symbol Definition SI Units

Velocity, Speed

m/s

Acceleration

m/s2
Energy:
Kinetic
Potential


J -Joules
J = kg m2/s2
Force N - Newton
Momentum kg m/s
Volume m3

Density

kg/m3

Pressure

Pa -Pascal
Pa = N/m2

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