Reed Relays and
Electronics India Limited
Manufacturer of Reed Switches, Reed Sensors and Reed-based products
Reed Relays and Electronics India Limited Incorporated in 1971

MKS System of Units (MKS)

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meter-kilogram-second

The Metre-Kilogram-Second (MKS) of units is a physical system of units that expresses any given measurement using the three fundamental units of the Metre, Kilogram, and/or Second. The MKS system, widely known as the Metric System, has succeeded the CGS system. The MKS system served as the basis for the development of the International System of Units (abbreviated SI).


The MKS system of units is a physical system of measurement that uses the meter, kilogram, and second (MKS) as base units. It forms the base of the International System of Units (SI).

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