Wolfram Language & System 11.0 (2016)|Legacy Documentation

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returns a list of base dimensions associated with the specified quantityvariable.


  • QuantityVariableDimensions returns a list of ordered dimension pairs, indicating the magnitude of the quantityvariable in that physical dimension.
  • quantityvariable can be a QuantityVariable, a combination of QuantityVariable objects, or the Derivative of a QuantityVariable.
  • Physical dimensions include: "AmountUnit", "AngleUnit", "ElectricCurrentUnit", "InformationUnit", "LengthUnit", "LuminousIntensityUnit", "MassUnit", "MoneyUnit", "SolidAngleUnit", "TemperatureDifferenceUnit", "TemperatureUnit", and "TimeUnit".
  • Electromagnetic dimensions follow the SI convention.
Introduced in 2014