On Thu, 2004-07-01 at 20:43, Eric Crist wrote: > 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]"
I am afraid it doesn't stand for impedance. It is the symbol used for current throughout electromagnetic theory, and I don't think it does stand for an English word. Your are right it is off topic! _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"