# grandezas físicas

## English translation: physical unit

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 Portuguese term or phrase: grandeza física English translation: physical unit Entered by:

 06:31 Apr 24, 2001
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 Portuguese term or phrase: grandezas físicas These words belong to the Physical part of the Brazilian high school program. Thanks for all the help. Regards :)
 Fernanda Silva Mendes
 physical units Explanation:Domaine(s) : physique 1 / 1 métrologie physical unit grandeur physique n. f. [1969] Physical quantities, units and universal constants A physical quantity is a measurable feature, e.g. wavelength, which must have a numerical value, e.g. 8.01 x 10-7 and a unit, e.g. m. A version of the metric system, termed the Système International (SI), is the designated universal classification of units. (http://www.herts.ac.uk/astro_ub/a_units.html) Physical Units Mechanics is the branch of physics in which the basic physical units are developed. The logical sequence is from the description of motion to the causes of motion (forces and torques) and then to the action of forces and torques. The basic mechanical units are those of MASS, LENGTH AND TIME All mechanical quantities can be expressed in terms of these three quantities. The standard units are the Systeme Internationale or SI units. The primary SI units for mechanics are the kilogram (mass), the meter (length) and the second (time). However if the units for these quantities in any consistent set of units are denoted by M, L, and T, then the scheme of mechanical relationships can be sketched out. (http://hyperphysics.phy-astr.gsu.edu/hbase/units.html)
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Brigitte Gendebien
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Local time: 19:48
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naphysical units
 Brigitte Gendebien

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physical units

Explanation:
Domaine(s) : physique 1 / 1
métrologie
physical unit grandeur physique n. f.
[1969]

Physical quantities, units and universal constants
A physical quantity is a measurable feature, e.g. wavelength, which must have a numerical value, e.g. 8.01 x 10-7 and a unit, e.g. m. A version of the metric system, termed the Système International (SI), is the designated universal classification of units.
(http://www.herts.ac.uk/astro_ub/a_units.html)

Physical Units
Mechanics is the branch of physics in which the basic physical units are developed. The logical sequence is from the description of motion to the causes of motion (forces and torques) and then to the action of forces and torques. The basic mechanical units are those of
MASS, LENGTH AND TIME
All mechanical quantities can be expressed in terms of these three quantities. The standard units are the Systeme Internationale or SI units. The primary SI units for mechanics are the kilogram (mass), the meter (length) and the second (time). However if the units for these quantities in any consistent set of units are denoted by M, L, and T, then the scheme of mechanical relationships can be sketched out. (http://hyperphysics.phy-astr.gsu.edu/hbase/units.html)

 Brigitte GendebienBelgiumLocal time: 19:48Native speaker of: French
 Thanks, thanks, thanks! With kind regards FSM
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