Ohm’s law

1827 Ohm’s law

The book of science

Tom Sharp

Georg Ohm electromagnetism

Ohm’s law

The circuit


Our unit of resistance, the ohm, is named after Georg Ohm and given its magnitude according to Ohm’s law. Each item in Ohm’s law is named after a scientist: Resistance in ohms equals voltage in volts divided by current in amperes.

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