[time-nuts] SI Unit Problems
magnus at rubidium.dyndns.org
Tue Apr 5 22:24:08 UTC 2011
On 04/06/2011 12:04 AM, Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:
> In message<4D9B5A36.506 at rubidium.dyndns.org>, Magnus Danielson writes:
>> On 04/05/2011 05:25 PM, Brooke Clarke wrote:
>> I haven't had the brains to follow the rant, but I think the problem
>> doesn't exist any more. Current docs should make it coherent.
> I think he is fundamentally (ha!) confused.
> There is no reason for him or anybody else to think that the
> redefinition of the radian has anything to do with the Hz at all:
> Hz has never been defined in terms of the radian nor vice versa.
> Hz is the reciprocal of time, the same exact way conductivity
> (Siemens) is of resistance (Ohm) and that's all there is to that.
Yeah, the Hz rambling is confusing to the degree that I could not quite
set my finger on it.
> But his rant about the Candela is spot on.
Candela is such a strange unit that it is almost cute. What was it? 1
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