IndependentUnit

IndependentUnit[string]

represents a unit string with no relationship to other units within a Quantity.

Details

Examples

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Basic Examples  (2)

Represent an independent unit "Boxes" in a Quantity expression:

IndependentUnit specifications can be part of compound units:

Scope  (3)

Use IndependentUnit specifications with Quantity:

Use IndependentUnit specifications with QuantityArray:

Use IndependentUnit specifications with QuantityDistribution:

Applications  (1)

Specify an IndependentUnit expression and convert between unit systems:

Properties & Relations  (4)

KnownUnitQ returns True for valid IndependentUnit specifications:

It returns False for invalid IndependentUnit specifications:

An independent unit is only compatible with itself:

Known units are not compatible with IndependentUnit objects of the same name:

An independent unit can only be converted to itself and multiples or submultiples of itself:

The unit dimension of IndependentUnit[string] is IndependentUnitDimension[string]:

Possible Issues  (1)

Each IndependentUnit[string] is unique and not compatible with other units:

Wolfram Research (2012), IndependentUnit, Wolfram Language function, https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/IndependentUnit.html.

Text

Wolfram Research (2012), IndependentUnit, Wolfram Language function, https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/IndependentUnit.html.

BibTeX

@misc{reference.wolfram_2021_independentunit, author="Wolfram Research", title="{IndependentUnit}", year="2012", howpublished="\url{https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/IndependentUnit.html}", note=[Accessed: 25-September-2021 ]}

BibLaTeX

@online{reference.wolfram_2021_independentunit, organization={Wolfram Research}, title={IndependentUnit}, year={2012}, url={https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/IndependentUnit.html}, note=[Accessed: 25-September-2021 ]}

CMS

Wolfram Language. 2012. "IndependentUnit." Wolfram Language & System Documentation Center. Wolfram Research. https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/IndependentUnit.html.

APA

Wolfram Language. (2012). IndependentUnit. Wolfram Language & System Documentation Center. Retrieved from https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/IndependentUnit.html