Ampere balance

1888 Ampere balance

The book of science

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William Thomson, Lord Kelvin electromagnetism Ampere balance

Ampere balance

Ampere calculation


The Kibble balance is seen as a more accurate version of the Ampere balance even though Kibble’s purpose was to measure a weight and Kelvin’s purpose was to measure a current.

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Other readings:

  • Amperemeter,” 1911 Encyclopædia Britannica, in Wikisource