Electrical resistance units converter
Converts electrical resistance value from one unit to another e.g. from ohms (Ω) to megaoms (MΩ) or vice versa.

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Inputs data - value and unit, which we're going to convert#

 Value Unit yottaohm [YΩ]zettaohm [ZΩ]exaohm [EΩ]petaohm [PΩ]teraohm [TΩ]gigaohm [GΩ]megaohm [MΩ]kiloohm [kΩ]hektoohm [hΩ]ohm [Ω]deciohm [dΩ]centiohm [cΩ]miliohm [mΩ]microohm [µΩ]nanoohm [nΩ]pikoohm [pΩ]femtoohm [fΩ]attoohm [aΩ]zeptoohm [zΩ]yoctoohm [yΩ]volt per ampere [V/A]stat (ESU) [statohm]ab (EMU) [abohm] Decimals 0123456789

SI#

 Unit Symbol Symbol(plain text) Value as symbolic Value as numeric Notes Unit conversion formula yottaohm Show source$Y\Omega$ YΩ Show source$\text{...}$ - Derived electrical resistance unit in SI system. One yottaohm is equal to septylion of ohms: $1\ Y\Omega= 10^{24}\ \Omega$ Show source$...$ zettaohm Show source$Z\Omega$ ZΩ Show source$\text{...}$ - Derived electrical resistance unit in SI system. One zettaohm is equal to sextillion of ohms: $1\ Z\Omega= 10^{21}\ \Omega$ Show source$...$ exaohm Show source$E\Omega$ EΩ Show source$\text{...}$ - Derived electrical resistance unit in SI system. One exaohm is equal to quintillion of ohms: $1\ E\Omega= 10^{18}\ \Omega$ Show source$...$ petaohm Show source$P\Omega$ PΩ Show source$\text{...}$ - Derived electrical resistance unit in SI system. One petaohm is equal to quadrillion of ohms: $1\ P\Omega= 10^{15}\ \Omega$ Show source$...$ teraohm Show source$T\Omega$ TΩ Show source$\text{...}$ - Derived electrical resistance unit in SI system. One teraohm is equal to trillion of ohms: $1\ T\Omega= 10^{12}\ \Omega$ Show source$...$ gigaohm Show source$G\Omega$ GΩ Show source$\text{...}$ - Derived electrical resistance unit in SI system. One gigaohm is equal to billion of ohms: $1\ G\Omega= 10^{9}\ \Omega$ Show source$...$ megaohm Show source$M\Omega$ MΩ Show source$\text{...}$ - Derived electrical resistance unit in SI system. One megaohm is equal to million of ohms: $1\ M\Omega=1000000\ \Omega= 10^{6}\ \Omega$ Show source$...$ kiloohm Show source$k\Omega$ kΩ Show source$\text{...}$ - Derived electrical resistance unit in SI system. One kiloohm is equal to thausand of ohms: $1\ k\Omega=1000\ \Omega= 10^{3}\ \Omega$ Show source$...$ hektoohm Show source$h\Omega$ hΩ Show source$\text{...}$ - Derived electrical resistance unit in SI system. One hektoohm is equal to hundred of ohms: $1\ h\Omega=100\ \Omega= 10^{2}\ \Omega$ Show source$...$ ohm Show source$\Omega$ Ω Show source$\text{...}$ - Base electrical resistance unit in SI system. The conductor has a resistance of one ohm if, after applying one voltage to its ends, a current of one ampere flows.$1 \Omega = \dfrac{1V}{1A}$ Show source$...$ deciohm Show source$d\Omega$ dΩ Show source$\text{...}$ - Derived electrical resistance unit in SI system. One deciohm is equal to one tenth of ohm: $1\ d\Omega=0.1\ \Omega= 10^{-1}\ \Omega$ Show source$...$ centiohm Show source$c\Omega$ cΩ Show source$\text{...}$ - Derived electrical resistance unit in SI system. One centiohm is equal to one hundredth of ohm: $1\ c\Omega=0.01\ \Omega= 10^{-2}\ \Omega$ Show source$...$ miliohm Show source$m\Omega$ mΩ Show source$\text{...}$ - Derived electrical resistance unit in SI system. One miliohm is equal to one thousandth of ohm: $1\ m\Omega=0.001\ \Omega= 10^{-3}\ \Omega$ Show source$...$ microohm Show source$\mu \Omega$ µΩ Show source$\text{...}$ - Derived electrical resistance unit in SI system. One microohm is equal to one millionth of ohm: $1\ \mu \Omega=0.000001\ \Omega= 10^{-6}\ \Omega$ Show source$...$ nanoohm Show source$n\Omega$ nΩ Show source$\text{...}$ - Derived electrical resistance unit in SI system. One nanoohm is equal to one billionth of ohm: $1\ n\Omega= 10^{-9}\ \Omega$ Show source$...$ pikoohm Show source$p\Omega$ pΩ Show source$\text{...}$ - Derived electrical resistance unit in SI system. One pikoohm is equal to one trillionth of ohm: $1\ p\Omega= 10^{-12}\ \Omega$ Show source$...$ femtoohm Show source$f\Omega$ fΩ Show source$\text{...}$ - Derived electrical resistance unit in SI system. One femtoohm is equal to one quadrillionth of ohm: $1\ f\Omega= 10^{-15}\ \Omega$ Show source$...$ attoohm Show source$a\Omega$ aΩ Show source$\text{...}$ - Derived electrical resistance unit in SI system. One attoohm is equal to one quintillionth of ohm: $1\ a\Omega= 10^{-18}\ \Omega$ Show source$...$ zeptoohm Show source$z\Omega$ zΩ Show source$\text{...}$ - Derived electrical resistance unit in SI system. One zeptoohm is equal to one sextillionth of ohm: $1\ z\Omega= 10^{-21}\ \Omega$ Show source$...$ yoctoohm Show source$y\Omega$ yΩ Show source$\text{...}$ - Derived electrical resistance unit in SI system. One yoctoohm is equal to one septillionth of ohm: $1\ y\Omega= 10^{-24}\ \Omega$ Show source$...$

other#

 Unit Symbol Symbol(plain text) Value as symbolic Value as numeric Notes Unit conversion formula volt per ampere Show source$\frac{V}{A}$ V/A Show source$\text{...}$ - Equivalent to one ohm. See ohm unit for more. Show source$...$ stat (ESU) Show source$statohm$ statohm Show source$\text{...}$ - Historical electrical resistance unit in ESU (Electrostatic units), which is variation of CGS system created to handle electrical units.$1\ stat\Omega = \dfrac{statV}{statA} = \sqrt{g \times cm}$ Show source$...$ ab (EMU) Show source$abohm$ abohm Show source$\text{...}$ - Historical electrical resistance unit in EMU (Electomagnetic units), which is variation of CGS system created to handle electromagnetic units.$1\ ab\Omega = \dfrac{abV}{abA} = \dfrac{\sqrt{g \times cm}}{c^2}$ Show source$...$

Some facts#

• Resistance defines the relation between applied voltage (electric potential difference) and the electric current, that flows through the conductor.
• Simply speaking: the greater resistance, the greater voltage should be used to reach the same current.
• The basic unit of resistance is one ohm . A resistance of this value corresponds to a conductor through which, after applying 1V (one volt), a current of 1A (one ampere) will flow:
$1 \Omega = \dfrac{1V}{1A}$
• In order to measure the codnductor resistance experimentally, we can apply a known, constant voltage to it, and then measure the flowing current. Then the voltage to current ratio will be equal to the resistance of the examined conductor:
$R = \dfrac{U}{I}$
where:
• R - resistance of the conductor,
• U - voltage applied to the conductor,
• I - current that flows through the conductor after applying voltage.
• Resistance is a specific to given conductor. If we have a conductor with a constant cross-sectional area (e.g. an electric cable of known thickness), its resistance can be described by the following equation:
$R = \rho \dfrac{l}{S}$
where:
• $R$ - resistance of conductor,
• $\rho$ - proportionality coefficient specific for the substance from which the conductor is made,
• $l$ - length of the conductor,
• $S$ - cross-sectional area of the conductor.

How to convert#

• Enter the number to field "value" - enter the NUMBER only, no other words, symbols or unit names. You can use dot (.) or comma (,) to enter fractions.
Examples:
• 1000000
• 123,23
• 999.99999
• Find and select your starting unit in field "unit". Some unit calculators have huge number of different units to select from - it's just how complicated our world is...
• And... you got the result in the table below. You'll find several results for many different units - we show you all results we know at once. Just find the one you're looking for.

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