25th November 2019


What is the rms stand for?

RMS. Literally "root mean square." A DC voltage that will produce the same heating effect (power output in Watts) as the AC voltage. For a sine wave, the RMS value is equal to 0.707 times the peak value of an AC voltage. Example: divide Peak-to-Peak by 2 (or in half) and multiple by 0.707 = RMS voltage.

Besides, what does HMS mean on a ship?

Ship prefix. Naval prefixes came into use as abbreviations for longer titles, such as "His/Her Majesty's Ship" in the British Royal Navy, abbreviated "H.M.S." and then "HMS". Earlier uses often included the type of vessel, as for instance "U.S.F."

What does Hmhs stand for on a ship?

Photographs of the Britannic are pretty rare. Here is one, taken about 1915, of the ship decked out in her hospital colors. The funnels would have been painted tan. “HMHS” stands for His Majesty's Hospital Ship. The crew lowered two lifeboats, but this turned out to be a mistake.

What does the SS stand for on a boat?

Steam Ship
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