How would I find the dimension of: F = 1 - sin(t/a) where F= force, t = time and a is the constant we're trying to find the dimensions for?

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- Apr 20th 2012, 03:46 AMqwerty31dimensional analysis
How would I find the dimension of: F = 1 - sin(t/a) where F= force, t = time and a is the constant we're trying to find the dimensions for?

- Apr 22nd 2012, 06:02 PMKiwi_DaveRe: dimensional analysis
The unit of the content of a Sin is always radians. So:

Sin (radians) = unitless.

t/a = radians

a = sec/radian