# What is the definition of Candela?

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## What is the definition of Candela?

Candela (cd), unit of luminous intensity in the International System of Units (SI), defined as the luminous intensity in a given direction of a source that emits monochromatic radiation of frequency 540 × 1012 hertz and has a radiant intensity in that same direction of 1/683 watt per steradian (unit solid angle).

## What is the unit of luminous flux?

The SI unit of luminous flux is the lumen (lm). One lumen is defined as the luminous flux of light produced by a light source that emits 1 cd of luminous intensity over a solid angle of 1 sr. In other systems of units, luminous flux may have units of power.

## What are the basic and supplementary units of SI?

Name the basic and supplementary unit of SI

- Basic and supplementary units of SI systems:-
- Kelvin:- It is the unit of temperature.
- Ampere :-this is the unit of current.
- Candela :- It was adopted as the units of luminous intensity.
- Mole :- this is the unit of amount of any substance.
- Radian :- this is the unit of plane angle.

## What are the seven basic SI units?

The seven SI base units, which are comprised of:

- Length – meter (m)
- Time – second (s)
- Amount of substance – mole (mole)
- Electric current – ampere (A)
- Temperature – kelvin (K)
- Luminous intensity – candela (cd)
- Mass – kilogram (kg)

## What are the 2 supplementary units?

The class of supplementary contains only two purely geometrical units, that is the radian and the steradian. The supplementary unit of plane angle is radian and that of solid angle is steradian.

## What is the example of supplementary unit?

Supplementary units are units other than net mass, for example, litres, number of parts or square metres. They have to be indicated for certain goods where they are useful measures for the goods concerned.

## What is the example of supplementary quantity?

Answer: Supplementary are also called geometrical quantities for the circle and sphere, they are plane and solid angle also named as radian and steradian respectively

## What is the definition of derived units?

A derived unit is a unit that results from a mathematical combination of SI base units. We have already discussed volume and energy as two examples of derived units.

## What are derived units give an example?

Examples of derived quantities and units

Name | Symbol | Expression in terms of SI base units |
---|---|---|

joule per square metre | J/m2 | kg⋅s−2 |

kilogram square metre | kg⋅m2 | m2⋅kg |

newton metre second per kilogram | N⋅m⋅s/kg | m2⋅s−1 |

watt per steradian | W/sr | m2⋅kg⋅s−3 |

## Is a Newton a derived unit?

But some physical quantities—like force, area, and volume—are better described by derived units. This derived unit of force is called a newton and has the symbol N. So, one newton is one kilogram-meter divided by seconds squared! There are 22 named SI derived units.

## What are basic and derived units?

Base units in a measurement system are a handful of defined quantities from which all other measurements in the system can be derived. The secondary units include measurements like area, volume, velocity, acceleration, and plane angle

## What is SI unit of Joule?

The SI unit for energy is the joule (J): 1 J=1 newton metre (N m). Another unit is the calorie (cal), which is defined as the heat required to raise the temperature of 1 g of pure water by 1°C at 1 atm pressure. The international table calorie (calIT) is fixed at 4.1868 J exactly.

## Which one of the following is derived unit?

So, unit of volume is a derived unit.

## Which one of the following is a derived physical unit?

Mass, Length & Time are fundamental physical quantity while velocity is derived physical quantity.

## What are the seven fundamental physical quantities?

The present SI has seven base quantities: time, length, mass, electric current, thermodynamic temperature, amount of substance, and luminous intensity