kiloampere


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kiloampere

[′ki·lō′am‚pir]
(electricity)
A metric unit of current flow equal to 1000 amperes. Abbreviated kA.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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In this case, the amplitudes [I.sub.mp] of these currents can vary in the range from hundreds of amperes to thousands of kiloamperes, and their duration [t.sub.p] varies from tens of nanoseconds to hundreds of milliseconds [1, 2].
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