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From: Andy Little (andy_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-01-05 12:16:26

"Jesse Booher" <jbooher_at_[hidden]> wrote in message
> Andy Little wrote:
> >As far as dimensional analysis and units J is exactly equivalent to N.m
> >Therefore in calculations ie within the system there is no problem.
> >The problem only arises at output, where the programmer may wish to have
> >or J as the expression for the units.
> A Joule is quite specifically a measure of work, whereas a Newton-meter
is, by convention,
> a measure of torque. It would be inappropriate to add units of torque and
work together
> directly, even though both are technically a force distance product.

Sorry my lib doesnt quite manage to eliminate the programmer.

Andy Little

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