Table 9.1: Units used in Newtonian Gravitation
Units

Quantity

Symbol

Unit

SI base units

Direction

mass

m



kg or 



velocity

${\overrightarrow {v}}$



${\frac {\mbox{m}}{\mbox{s}}}$ or $\ \ {\mbox{m}}\cdot {\mbox{s}}^{1}$

yes

force

${\overrightarrow {F}}$

N

${\frac {{\mbox{kg}}\cdot {\mbox{m}}}{{\mbox{s}}^{2}}}$ or $\ \ {\mbox{kg}}\cdot {\mbox{m}}\cdot {\mbox{s}}^{2}$

yes

energy

E

J

${\frac {{\mbox{kg}}\cdot {\mbox{m}}^{2}}{{\mbox{s}}^{2}}}$ or $\ \ {\mbox{kg}}\cdot {\mbox{m}}^{2}\cdot {\mbox{s}}^{2}$



