That's it! Reason for my question was that a buddy asked me as a trivia question. Bet me $50 I couldn't figure it out (we both agreed any method I could use was OK) by the time he left for Vancouver, WA tomorrow morning.
Thanks guys. Eric F Crist President AdTech Integrated Systems, Inc (612) 998-3588 > -----Original Message----- > From: Baron Fujimoto [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] > Sent: Thursday, July 01, 2004 7:45 PM > To: Eric Crist > Subject: RE: [WAAAY OT] > > > ahh, I didn't realize that's what you were asking. I've seen > at least one reference that speculates that "I" was for > Intensity, though even there they acknowledge dispute over > the etymology. I always just assumed it was a standard > chosen to minimize ambiguity with many other common physical > properties. > http://www.allaboutcircuits.com/vol_1/chpt_2/1.html On Thu, 1 Jul 2004, Eric Crist wrote: : Thanks for all your responses, but I still don't have the information : I'm seeking. The letter I in Ohm's Law is short for an english word, : such as E is short for Electromotive Force (or Voltage), and R is short : for Resistance. : : : > -----Original Message----- : > From: Luke [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] : > Sent: Thursday, July 01, 2004 7:24 PM : > To: Eric Crist : > Cc: [EMAIL PROTECTED] : > Subject: Re: [WAAAY OT] : > : > : > : > > Anyone know what the ACTUAL definition/word for I in Ohm's : > Law is? I : > > know: : > > : > > E= Electromotive Force : > > R= Resistance : > > I= ? (I know it's amperage, but what does I mean?) : > : > Impedance _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"