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Wrong units...

Emerald III

Wrong units...

...in Mathcad and in Reference books:

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Do you know more?

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Re: Wrong units...

Try the unit for torque.

 

Luc

Re: Wrong units...

The units aren't wrong, they still balance; they're just not what you want them to be.  This has always been--you have to replace what Mathcad writes with what you want.

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Re: Wrong units...

Same answer for torque:  units are correct, just not what you expect.

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Mathcad has no way of knowing whether you meant torque or work

Re: Wrong units...

Thank you!

I'm not talking about Mathcad, but about reference books.

Newton worked with viscosity, and the unit of viscosity for some reason does not contain Newton, but Pascal.

It’s like in an old joke:

- You see a monument to Tolstoy!

- This is who wrote the novel "Brothers Karamazov"?

- No! The novel "Karamazov Brothers" was written by Dostoevsky!

- Why then put up a monument to Tolstoy?

Re: Wrong units...

But the funniest story happened with temperature. A lot of people (Celsius, Kelvin, Fahrenheit, Rankin, Reaumur, etc.) are attributed to the temperature unit, and this is just...

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