1.A unit of electrical resistance equal to that of a conductor in which a current of one ampere is produced by a potential of one volt across its terminals. See Table at measurement.

2.The practical meter-kilogram-second unit of electric resistance equal to the resistance of a circuit in which a potential difference of one volt produces a current of one ampere.

In Germany the work of Martin Ohm (System der Mathematik, 1822) marks a step forward.0 | 0 |

The ammeter to be calibrated is placed in series with a suitable low resistance which may be ï¿½i ohm, ï¿½oi ohm, ï¿½ooi ohm or more as the case may be.0 | 0 |

981 volt, the strip difference having a resistance of 0.1 ohm, it would be seen that the current passing through the strip was 98 I amperes.0 | 0 |

The standard ohm, sub-standards up to 100,000 ohms, and below 1 ohm to = 1/1000 ohm.0 | 0 |

Volta) is defined to be difference of potential which acting between the terminals of a resistance of one ohm sends through it a continuous current of one ampere.0 | 0 |

313, P. 80, And Found To Be I.4334 Volts, Assuming The Ohm To Be Correct.0 | 0 |

Ohm introduced the clear idea of current strength as an effect produced by electromotive force acting as a cause in a circuit having resistance as its quality, and showed that the current was directly proportional to the electromotive force and inversely as the resistance.0 | 0 |

Ohm introduced the definite conception of the distribution along the circuit of " electroscopic force " or tension (Spannung), corresponding to the modern term potential.0 | 0 |

Ohm verified his law by the aid of thermo-electric piles as sources of electromotive force, and Davy, C. S.0 | 0 |

He followed up the early work of the British Association Committee on electrical units by a fresh determination of the ohm in absolute measure, and in conjunction with other work on the electrochemical equivalent of silver and the absolute electromotive force of the Clark cell may be said to have placed exact electrical measurement on a new basis.0 | 0 |

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