Coulomb

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The coulomb is an SI unit, the unit symbol is a capital C. The coulomb is named in honour of French physicist Charles-Augustin de Coulomb[1].

It is a current of electricity or charge being transported at 1 amp per seond.

It can also be measured as 1 farad * the potential difference of a volt.

References

  1. Magnet.fsu.edu, (2014). MagLab - Pioneers in Electricity and Magnetism: Charles-Augustin de Coulomb. [online] Available at: http://www.magnet.fsu.edu/education/tutorials/pioneers/coulomb.html [Accessed 27 Nov. 2014].
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