Volt

The volt (symbol: V) is the SI derived unit for electric potential (voltage), electric potential difference, and electromotive force. The volt is named in honor of the Italian physicist Alessandro Volta (1745–1827), who invented the voltaic pile, possibly the first chemical battery.

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History of The Volt
... the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC), approved the volt as the unit for electromotive force ... At that time, the volt was defined as the potential difference across a conductor when a current of one ampere dissipates one watt of power ... The international volt was defined in 1893 as 1/1.434 of the emf of a Clark cell ...
List Of Energy Abbreviations - V
... V—Volt (measurement) VA—Volt-ampere (measurement) var—Volt-ampere reactive (measurement) VAWT—vertical axis wind turbine (wind) VIN—vehicle identification number (US) (transportation ...
Chevrolet Europe - Iconic Models - Volt
... The Volt is a hybrid electric vehicle set for release in the fourth quarter of 2011 in Europe ... After the Volt concept was unveiled during the 2007 Detroit Auto Show, GM former Vice-Chairman, Bob Lutz suggested that the Volt was the "first steps in the electrification ... The Volt itself runs on a lithium ion battery that Chevrolet claim can last for up to 60 miles on a single charge ...
Cadillac ELR
... Incorporating the propulsion system from the Chevrolet Volt—the battery pack, the 119-135 kilowatt electric motor, and the four-cylinder engine-generator, collectively dubbed ... coupe recharges in only 4.5 hours using a 240-volt outlet, the type commonly used for large electric appliances ... use GM Delta II platform, which is shared by the Chevrolet Volt and Cruze, and the Buick Verano, and will be smaller than the Camaro ...
Demography (album)
... Demography is a collection of old, unfinished tracks by Industrial band 16 Volt ... contains the "Imitation Cassette" (which help 16 volt secure a place on Re-Constriction Records, and "Out of Time" which was cut from their first album Wisdom due to time constraints ...