Biots to Amperes Conversion

Enter the electric current in biots below to get the value converted to amperes.

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1 Bi = 10 A
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How to Convert Biots to Amperes

To convert a biot measurement to an ampere measurement, multiply the electric current by the conversion ratio. One biot is equal to 10 amperes, so use this simple formula to convert:

amperes = biots × 10

The electric current in amperes is equal to the biots multiplied by 10.

For example, here's how to convert 5 biots to amperes using the formula above.
5 Bi = (5 × 10) = 50 A

Biots and amperes are both units used to measure electric current. Keep reading to learn more about each unit of measure.

Biots

The biot is a unit of electrical current named for Jean-Baptiste Biot. One biot is equal to one abampere.

A biot is sometimes also referred to as an abampere. Biots can be abbreviated as Bi, for example 1 biot can be written as 1 Bi.

Amperes

The ampere, commonly referred to as an "amp," is the electrical current constant equal to the flow of one coulomb per second.

The ampere was previously defined as a constant current that when passed through two straight and parallel conductors that are spaced one meter apart, will produce a force equal to 0.0000002 newtons per meter of length.

In 2019, the ampere was redefined as the electric current corresponding to the flow of 1/(1.602 176 634 × 10-19) elementary charges per second.[1]

The ampere is the SI base unit for electric current in the metric system. A ampere is sometimes also referred to as an amp. Amperes can be abbreviated as A, for example 1 ampere can be written as 1 A.

Ohm's Law states the current between two points on a conductor is proportional to the voltage and inversely proportional to the resistance. Using Ohm's Law, it's possible to express the current in amperes as an expression using resistance and voltage.

IA = VVR

The current in amperes is equal to the potential difference in volts divided by the resistance in ohms.

Biot to Ampere Conversion Table

Biot measurements converted to amperes
Biots Amperes
1 Bi 10 A
2 Bi 20 A
3 Bi 30 A
4 Bi 40 A
5 Bi 50 A
6 Bi 60 A
7 Bi 70 A
8 Bi 80 A
9 Bi 90 A
10 Bi 100 A
11 Bi 110 A
12 Bi 120 A
13 Bi 130 A
14 Bi 140 A
15 Bi 150 A
16 Bi 160 A
17 Bi 170 A
18 Bi 180 A
19 Bi 190 A
20 Bi 200 A
21 Bi 210 A
22 Bi 220 A
23 Bi 230 A
24 Bi 240 A
25 Bi 250 A
26 Bi 260 A
27 Bi 270 A
28 Bi 280 A
29 Bi 290 A
30 Bi 300 A
31 Bi 310 A
32 Bi 320 A
33 Bi 330 A
34 Bi 340 A
35 Bi 350 A
36 Bi 360 A
37 Bi 370 A
38 Bi 380 A
39 Bi 390 A
40 Bi 400 A

References

  1. International Bureau of Weights and Measures, The International System of Units, 9th Edition, 2019, https://www.bipm.org/utils/common/pdf/si-brochure/SI-Brochure-9.pdf