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Imps and Voults

Electrical engineering is too easy.
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One definition of an Amp is "The amount of current in that will give a force of 2x10-7N/metre of wire length with 2 parallel wires that are 1m apart". So, where is the Imperial version of that? Life is just too easy for those electrical types of people.

That's a gap in the market if ever I saw one. Simply substitute ft-lb, 1 ft gap, BTU and so on into the definitions and get Imps (Imperial amps), Voults, Columbias and so on.

Much better.

Ling, Jun 26 2014

relevant http://en.wikipedia..._and_Magnetic_Units
[mitxela, Jun 26 2014]


       Excellent - this would show those damned cheese- eating surrender-monkeys who's boss.   

       I have always been uneasy about putting metric electricity into English electrical appliances, and I suspect it is responsible for many faults and failures thereof.
MaxwellBuchanan, Jun 26 2014

       The reigning monarch usually provides the physical attributes used to define Imperial measurements.   

       When approached for assistance in defining electrical power, said petition brought forth by representatives of the Royal Guild of Electrickers and Pastry Chefs who had brought jumper-cables, Queen Victoria was recorded as stating:   

       " Right then, let's make it the amount of electricity required to cause a Monarch to say 'Have that stupid b*gger flogged' " . . .   

       Unfortunately for the "Wotsthatthen" unit (abbr. Wot) the RGEPC reps discovered they had left an important piece of equipment in their other pants.
FlyingToaster, Jun 26 2014

       As far as I'm concerned, based on the stupidity quotient, electricity is already in imperial units since it's all backwards to start with.
MechE, Jun 26 2014

       I knew somebody who had an MGB-GT with a positive ground battery.
normzone, Jun 26 2014

       all the mg's did, din't they ?
FlyingToaster, Jun 27 2014


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