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Gravitational Constant

Gravitational Constant
Definition:Fundamental constant that determines the attractive force between two bodies of mass m1 and m2 and distance r between them according to the universal gravitational law: F = G m1 m2/r2.
G = 6.67428(67) x 10-11 m3 kg-1 s-2
Units:m3 kg-1 s-2, N m2 kg-2
Symbol:G
γ
Scope note:Present value: 2006 CODATA recommended values
Synonyms:Newtonian Constant of Gravitation
Translation: DEGravitationskonstante
FRConstante de gravitation

Sources

TitleAuthor(s)MediumLocationRankSorted ascendingQualityRatingQuantitySource typeSystems
The Nist Reference on Constants, Units and UncertaintyOnlineOnline
(Free)
11
5
Data (measured)
CRC Handbook of Chemistry and PhysicsLide D.R.OnlineOnline
(Subscription)
11
5
Data (measured)
Lange's Handbook of ChemistryDean J.A. (Ed.)OnlineOnline
(Subscription)
22
3.5
Data (measured)
Physikalisch-chemische DatenLechner M.D. (Ed.)Print303 C22
3.5
Data (measured)
Elemente, anorganische Verbindungen und Materialien, MineraleD'Ans ; Lax EllenPrint303 C22
3.5
Data (measured)
Landolt-Börnstein: New Series = Neue Serie Subvol. b: Units and Fundamental Constants in Physics and Chemistry Fundamental Constants in Physics and ChemistryBortfeldt J. ; Kramer B. (Eds.)Print9 G22
3.5
Data (measured)
Conversion Tables of Units in Science and EngineeringHorvath Ari L.Print303 F33
2
Data (measured)
Fundamental Measures and Constants for Science and TechnologyRossini Frederick D.Print303 F33
2
Data (measured)
IUPAC Gold BookOnlineOnline
(Free)
101
0
Definition

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