Function AtomicUnit(unit)


With the function AtomicUnit you can retrieve the atomic unit expression corresponding to the unit expression passed as the argument to the function.

     unit                ! (input) scalar unit expression



A unit expression of which the associated atomic unit expression must be computed

Return Value

The function returns the atomic unit expression corresponding to unit.


The atomic unit expression associated with a given unit is the unit expression solely in terms of atomic unit symbols by which the given unit differs a constant scale factor only.

See also

Unit expressions are discussed in full detail in Units of Measurement of the

Language Reference.