# Competitive Exams: Measurement Units

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Ampere | Electric current |

Angstrom | Wave-length and also lengths of atomic dimensions |

Bar | Atmospheric pressure |

Becquerel | Radioactivity |

Bel | Intensity of Sound |

Calorie | Quantity of Heat |

Candela | Luminous intensity |

Candle power | Illuminating power of source of light |

Celsius (Centigrade) | Temperature |

Coulomb | Electric Charge |

Decibel | Intensity of sound (1/10th of Bel) |

Dyne | Force |

Electron-volt | Energy |

Erg | Work or Energy |

Fahrenheit | Temperature |

Farad | Electric Capacitance |

Faraday | Electric Charge |

Fathom | Depth of water |

Foot Candle | Brightness |

Gauss | Magnetic Induction |

Henry | Inductance |

Hertz | Frequency |

Horse-power | Power |

Joule | Work or Energy |

Kelvin | Thermodynamic temperature |

Kilogram | Mass |

Knot | Speed of Ship and Aircraft |

Lambert | Brightness |

Light Year | Stellar Distance |

Lumen | Luminous flux |

Maxwell | Magnetic flux |

Metre | Length |

Mole | Amount of Substance |

Nautical Mile | Distance in Navigation |

Newton | Force (metric) |

Newton metre | Work |

Oersted | Magnetic Intensity |

Ohm | Electrical Resistance |

Pascal | Stress |

Poise | Viscosity |

Quintal | Weight (metric) |

Radian | Plane Angle |

Second | Time |

Tesla | Magnetic Flux Density |

Volt | Electric Potential |

Watt | Power |

Weber | Magnetic Flux |