Ampere vs Watt - What's the difference?
ampere measures electric current and watt measures power
As proper nouns the difference between ampere and watt
is that ampere
is , known for: while watt
is an english and scottish surname derived from the given name wat.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
* , amp, A
A unit of electrical current, the standard base unit in the International System of Units. Abbreviation: amp, Symbol: A
- Definition: The ampere is that constant current which, if maintained in two straight parallel conductors of infinite length, of negligible circular cross-section, and placed 1 metre apart in vacuum, would produce between these conductors a force equal to 2 x 10–7 newton per metre of length. (
The International Bureau of Weights and Measures)
In the International System of Units, the derived unit of power; the power of a system in which one joule of energy is transferred per second. Symbol: W