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This list presents most of the units that you will encounter in electrical engineering applications and literature.
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Visit NIST for all constants, units, and uncertainties. This is their Extensive Listing of constants.
Here is a list of electrical constants.
Name (Symbol)  Base Unit  Unit Symbol 
Angular Frequency  radians/second  ω 
Admittance (Y)  siemens  S 
Capacitance (C)  farad  F 
Capacitive Reactance (X_{C})  ohm  Ω 
Center Frequency (F_{c})  hertz  Hz 
Charge  coulomb  C 
Conductance (G) []  siemen [mho]  S () [1/Ω] 
Conductivity (σ)  siemens/meter  S/m 
Current (I)  ampere  A 
Dipole Moment  coulomb·meter  p 
Electric Charge  coulomb  Q 
Electric Flux  coulomb  Ψ 
Electric Flux Density  coulomb/meter^{2}  D 
Electric Susceptibility  1  χ_{e} 
Energy (E)  joule  J 
Frequency  hertz  Hz 
Impedance (Z)  ohm  Ω 
Inductance (L)  henry  H 
Inductive Reactance (X_{L})  ohm  Ω 
Joule  watt·second  J 
Linear Current Density  amperes/meter^{2}  A 
Magnetic Field  tesla  T 
Magnetic Flux  weber  Φ 
Magnetic Flux Linkage  weber  Λ 
Magnetic Flux Density  tesla  B 
Magnetic Susceptibility  1  χ_{μ} 
Magnetic Vector Potential  weber/meter  A 
Magnetization  ampere/meter  M 
Magnetomotive Force  weber  Wb 
Mutual Inductance  henry  L_{i,j} M_{i,j} 
Permeability  henrys/meter  μ 
Permittivity  farads/meter  ε 
Phase Angle  radian  Φ 
Phase Coefficient  radian  β 
Potential (V)  volt  V 
Power (P)  watt  W 
Reluctance (R)  1/henrys  1/H 
Reluctivity  meters/henry  ν 
Resistance (R)  ohm  Ω 
Resistivity (ρ)  ohm·meter  Ω*m 
Resonant Frequency (F_{r})  hertz  Hz 
Surface Density of Charge  coulombs/meter^{2}  σ 
Susceptance (B)  siemen  S 
Volume Density of Charge  coulombs/meter^{3}  ρ 
Volume Resistivity  ohms/meter^{3}  ρ 
Wavelength  meter  λ 