MEASUREMENTS OF MASS and WEIGHTS

MEASUREMENTS OF MASS and WEIGHTS

Hi viewers: Today we will discuss about measurement of Mass and Weights.  These two physical quantities are very important so far measuring other physical quantities are concerned. MEASUREMENTS OF MASS and WEIGHTS Mass 1.  Mass of a body is the quantity of matter contained it. 2.  It is a constant quantity and it cannot be zero 3.  It is a scalar quantity, which means it has no direction   4.  The units of mass In CGS system: gram In FPS system:  pound In MKS system:  Kg Multiple and submultiples of Kg 1000 mg   =  1g 1000 g      =  1Kg 100 Kg     =   1 quintal 10 quintal  =   1 tonne Therefore, we can say 1000Kg  =  1 tonne 5.  Mass is measured in beam balance, physical balance and electronic balance     What is one gram? Gram:  It is the unit of mass in the C.G.S. system.  The mass of certain cylindrical piece of platinum-iridium alloy kept in Paris is called a standard kilogram, which is known as the international prototype Kilogram.  One thousandth part of Kg. is a gram. What is one pound? Pound: ...
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