IEVref: 102-02-12 ID: Language: en Status: Standard Term: imaginary part Synonym1: Synonym2: Synonym3: Symbol: Definition: the part b of a complex number $c=a+jb$, where a and b are real numbersNote 1 to entry: The imaginary part of a complex number c is denoted by $\text{I}m\text{\hspace{0.17em}}c$ (where I is an uppercase i) or sometimes by c″ in electrotechnology. Note 2 to entry: The concept of imaginary part may be applied to complex scalar, vector or tensor quantities or to matrices of complex elements. Publication date: 2008-08 Source: Replaces: Internal notes: 2017-02-20: Editorial revisions in accordance with the information provided in C00019 (IEV 102) - evaluation. JGO CO remarks: TC/SC remarks: VT remarks: Domain1: Domain2: Domain3: Domain4: Domain5: