Meaning of AMPERE (AMP.) in English
- AMPERE (AMP.)
(A) The SI unit of electric current , equal to flow of 1 coulomb of charge per second. An ampere is the amount of current necessary to produce a force of 0.2 micronewtons per meter between two arbitrarily long, arbitrarily thin wires, placed parallel in a vacuum and exactly 1 m apart. Named for 19th century physicist André Marie Ampère.
General chemistry English glossary. Английский глоссарий общей химии. 2012