Weber (unit)

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In physics, the weber ( symbol: Wb) is the SI derived unit of magnetic flux.wikipedia
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Tesla (unit)

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A flux density of one Wb/m 2 (one weber per square metre) is one tesla.
One tesla is equal to one weber per square metre.

Magnetic flux

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In physics, the weber ( symbol: Wb) is the SI derived unit of magnetic flux. The weber may be defined in terms of Faraday's law, which relates a changing magnetic flux through a loop to the electric field around the loop.
The SI unit of magnetic flux is the weber (Wb) (in derived units: volt \cdot seconds), and the CGS unit is the maxwell.

SI derived unit

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In physics, the weber ( symbol: Wb) is the SI derived unit of magnetic flux.

Wilhelm Eduard Weber

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The weber is named after the German physicist Wilhelm Eduard Weber (1804–1891).
The SI unit of magnetic flux, the weber (symbol: Wb) is named after him.

Henry (unit)

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If a current of 1 ampere flowing through the coil produces flux linkage of 1 weber turn, the coil has a self inductance of 1 henry.‌ The unit is named after Joseph Henry (1797–1878), the American scientist who discovered electromagnetic induction independently of and at about the same time as Michael Faraday (1791–1867) in England.

International Electrotechnical Commission

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The International Electrotechnical Commission began work on terminology in 1909 and established Technical Committee 1 in 1911, its oldest established committee, "to sanction the terms and definitions used in the different electrotechnical fields and to determine the equivalence of the terms used in the different languages."
The IEC was instrumental in developing and distributing standards for units of measurement, particularly the gauss, hertz, and weber.

Magnetic field

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In 1930, TC1 decided that the magnetic field strength (H) is of a different nature from the magnetic flux density (B), and took up the question of naming the units for these fields and related quantities, among them the integral of magnetic flux density.
(magnetic flux) is measured in webers (symbol: Wb) so that a flux density of 1 Wb/m 2 is 1 tesla.

Maxwell (unit)

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Mx = maxwell. In 1935, TC 1 recommended names for several electrical units, including the weber for the practical unit of magnetic flux (and the maxwell for the CGS unit).
In 1933, the Electric and Magnetic Magnitudes and Units committee of the International Electrotechnical Commission recommended to adopt the metre-kilogram-second (MKS) system (Giorgi system), and the name weber was proposed for the practical unit of magnetic flux (

International System of Units

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This "led eventually to the universal adoption of the Giorgi system, which unified electromagnetic units with the MKS dimensional system of units, the whole now known simply as the SI system (Système International d'unités)."

Kilogram

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Three other base units (cd, A, mol) and 17 derived units (N, Pa, J, W, C, V, F, Ω, S, Wb, T, H, kat, Gy, Sv, lm, lx) in the SI system were defined in relation to the kilogram, and thus its stability was important.

Centimetre–gram–second system of units

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In 1935, TC 1 recommended names for several electrical units, including the weber for the practical unit of magnetic flux (and the maxwell for the CGS unit).

Physics

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In physics, the weber ( symbol: Wb) is the SI derived unit of magnetic flux.

Metre

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A flux density of one Wb/m 2 (one weber per square metre) is one tesla.

Germany

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The weber is named after the German physicist Wilhelm Eduard Weber (1804–1891).

Faraday's law of induction

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The weber may be defined in terms of Faraday's law, which relates a changing magnetic flux through a loop to the electric field around the loop.

Electric field

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The weber may be defined in terms of Faraday's law, which relates a changing magnetic flux through a loop to the electric field around the loop.

Second

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A change in flux of one weber per second will induce an electromotive force of one volt (produce an electric potential difference of one volt across two open-circuited terminals).

Electromotive force

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A change in flux of one weber per second will induce an electromotive force of one volt (produce an electric potential difference of one volt across two open-circuited terminals).

Volt

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A change in flux of one weber per second will induce an electromotive force of one volt (produce an electric potential difference of one volt across two open-circuited terminals).

Voltage

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A change in flux of one weber per second will induce an electromotive force of one volt (produce an electric potential difference of one volt across two open-circuited terminals).

Ohm

Coulomb

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C = coulomb,

British Science Association

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In 1861, the British Association for the Advancement of Science (known as "The BA" ) established a committee under William Thomson (later Lord Kelvin) to study electrical units.