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# Electrical Resistance Unit Converter

Last updated: Saturday, April 29, 2023

Electrical resistance refers to the opposition to the flow of electric current through a material or substance. It is typically measured in units of ohms (Ω) and describes how easily or difficultly an electric current flows through a material or substance.

Here are some examples of electrical resistance in real-life situations:

Electrical wiring: Electrical wires used in buildings and homes have a specific amount of resistance that depends on the material they are made of and their size. Wires with low resistance allow electrical current to flow easily and are used in high-power applications, while wires with high resistance are used in low-power applications.

Electric heaters: Electric heaters use a wire with high resistance to generate heat when electrical current passes through it. The wire heats up due to the resistance, and this heat is then transferred to the surrounding air or water.

Electronic devices: Electronic devices such as computers, smartphones, and televisions contain components with specific levels of electrical resistance, such as resistors and potentiometers. These components are used to control the flow of electrical current and ensure that the device functions properly.

The SI unit of Electrical Resistance is siemens [ S ]
Total number of units: base units (7) - derived units (560)
Total possible conversions: base units (42) - derived units (313,040)
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$$1.0\left(siemens\right)={\color{rgb(20,165,174)} x}\left(siemens\right)$$
yocto
[ y ]
zepto
[ z ]
atto
[ a ]
femto
[ f ]
pico
[ p ]
nano
[ n ]
micro
[ µ ]
milli
[ m ]
centi
[ c ]
deci
[ d ]
one
[ _ ]
deca
[ da ]
hecto
[ h ]
kilo
[ k ]
mega
[ M ]
giga
[ G ]
tera
[ T ]
peta
[ P ]
exa
[ E ]
zetta
[ Z ]
yotta
[ Y ]
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abmho
[ abΩ ]
absiemens
[ abs ]
ampere / volt
[ A / V ]
mho
[ Ω ]
siemens
[ S ]
statmho
[ stΩ ]
statsiemens
[ stS ]
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