Ohm Slaw

Brian Carling bcarling at CFL.RR.COM
Sun May 12 17:14:34 EDT 2002

On 11 May 2002 at 20:35, Keith Rowland wrote:

> I notice, however, that in some publications, "A" is now being used
> for current (which makes more sense, because it is named after Ampere,
> a contemporary of Ohm's)

Yes, and after a 1960s and 1970s education in electrical engineering, one always
CRINGES when some public statement refers to the mystery parameter -
"AMPERAGE" - I was always taught that there AIN'T such an animal.

Rather, it is "CURRENT."

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