Electric charge has the dimension electric current time. The SI acquired unit of electric charge is the coulomb, which is defined as one ampere second.

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• | Maple to know the devices of electric charge provided in the adhering to table. |

Name | Symbols | Context | Alternate Spellings | Prefixes |

coulomb | C | SI * | coulombs | SI |

abcoulomb | abC | EMU * | abcoulombs | SI |

statcoulomb | statC | ESU * | statcoulombs | SI |

electron | e | Atomic * | electrons | SI |

franklin | f | standard * | franklins | SI |

planck_charge | planck * | planck_charges |

An asterisk ( * ) shows the default context, an atsign ( |

The units of electrical charge are defined as follows. |

An abcoulombis defined as 10coulombsand is energy-equivalent to the unit square root centimeter square source gram(cmg). |

A statcoulombis identified as 10ccoulombwhere cis the size of the speed of light, and is energy-equivalent come the unit square root cubic centimeter square root gram per second(cm32gs). |

An electronis the electric charge on one electron, or roughly 1.60217733×10−19coulomb. |

A franklinis another name for a statcoulomb. |

A planck chargeis characterized as the square root of: twice the planck constant times the speed of light times the permittivity that vacuum. |

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