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Physics Crib Sheet 4 - Symbols Used in Physics
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SymbolNameNameSymbol
αalpha radiationaccelerationa
αfine structure constantalpha radiationα
βbeta radiationampereA
Δdifferenceangleθ
εinitial phase angleangle of incidencei
ε0permittivity of free spaceangle of reflectionr
εrrelative permittivityangle of refractionr
ηefficiencyangular accelerationa
ηviscosityangular momentump
γgamma radiationangular velocityω
γsurface tensionareaA
integralatomic massA
λdecay constantatomic mass unitu
λwavelengthattoa
µcoefficient of frictionAvogadros numberNA
µmass per unit lengthbeat frequencyfB
µmicroBecquerelBq
µThompson coefficientbeta radiationβ
µ'coefficient of sliding frictionBohr magnetonµB
µ0permeability of free spaceBoltzmann constantk
µBBohr magnetoncandelacd
µNnuclear magnetoncapacitanceC
µrrelative permeabilityCelciusC
ωangular velocitycentic
ωinitial angular velocitychargeQ
ΩohmcircumferenceC
Φmagnetic flux constantcoefficient of frictionµ
πpicoefficient of sliding frictionµ'
ΠPeltier coefficientconductanceG
±plus or minusconductance quantumG0
Ψelectric fluxconductivityσ
ρresistivitycoulombC
σconductivitycritical anglec
σStefan Boltzmann constantcurrentI
sumcurrent densityJ
θangledecada
θtemperaturedecay constantλ
aaccelerationdecid
Aamperedepthd
aangular accelerationdifferenceΔ
Aareadifferentiald/dx
aattodioptreD
Anucleon numberdisplacements
Aatomic massdistances
Arrelative atomic massee
Bmagnetic field strengthefficiencyη
BqBecquerelelectric field strengthE
Bsmagnetic field strength long solenoidelectric fluxΨ
Ccapacitanceelectromotive forceE
CCelciuselectron chargee
ccentielectronvolteV
CcircumferenceenergyE
Ccoulombescape velocityve
ccritical angleexaE
cspecific thermal capacityexponentiale
cspeed of lightextensione
Cthermal capacityFaradF
cdcandelaFaraday constantF
cmatspeed of light in materialfemtof
Cpparallel capacitancefinal velocityv
Csseries capacitancefine structure constantα
ddecifocal lengthf
ddepthforceF
Ddioptrefrequencyf
drelative densitygamma radiationγ
dadecagas constantR
d/dxdifferentialgas constantR
eegigaG
Eelectric field strengthgiga (computer 230)G
Eelectromotive forcegramg
eelectron chargegravitational accelerationg
EenergygrayGy
EexahalflifeT½
eexponentialHall coefficientRH
eextensionharmonic numbern
EYoungs modulusHartree EnergyEH
EHHartree Energyhectoh
eVelectronvoltheighth
FFaradHenryH
FFaraday constantHertzHz
ffemtohorizontal measurex
ffocal lengthhourh
FforceinductanceL
ffrequencyinductanceX
flens openinginitial angular velocityω
F'sliding forceinitial number of atomsN0
fBbeat frequencyinitial phase angleε
Gconductanceinitial velocityu
Ggigainitial voltageV0
Ggiga (computer 230)integral
ggramJosephson constantKJ
ggravitational accelerationJouleJ
Guniversal gravitational constantkatalkat
G0conductance quantumKelvinK
Gygraykilok
hhectokilo (computer 210)k
hheightkilogramkg
HHenrykinetic energyKE
hhourlengthl
hPlancks constantlens openingf
HzHertzlight yearly
iangle of incidenceLoschmidt constantn0
Icurrentlumenlm
Imoment of inertialuxlx
Iomaximum currentmagnetic field strengthB
IRMSRMS currentmagnetic field strength long solenoidBs
Jcurrent densitymagnetic flux constantΦ
JJoulemassm
kBoltzmann constantmass of earthmE
KKelvinmass of electronme
kkilomass of neutronmn
kstiffness constantmass of protonmp
kkilo (computer 210)mass per unit lengthµ
katkatalmaximum currentIo
KEkinetic energymaximum voltageVMAX
KErotrotational kinetic energymechanical advantageMA
kgkilogrammegaM
KJJosephson constantMega (computer 220)M
Linductancemetrem
llengthmicroµ
Loriginal lengthmillim
lspecific latent thermal capacitymolemol
lmlumenmoment of inertiaI
lsstring lengthmomentump
lxluxmutual inductanceM
lylight yearmyriamy
mmassnanon
Mmutual inductanceneutron numberN
MmegaNewtonN
MMega (computer 220)nuclear magnetonµN
mmetrenucleon numberA
mmillinumbern
MAmechanical advantagenumber of atomsN
mEmass of earthnumber of molesn
memass of electronnumber of turnsN
mnmass of neutronohmΩ
molmoleoriginal lengthL
mpmass of protonparallel capacitanceCp
mrrelative massparallel resistanceRp
mymyriaPascalPa
nharmonic numberPeltier coefficientΠ
nnanoperiodT
Nneutron numberpermeability of free spaceµ0
NNewtonpermittivity of free spaceε0
nnumberpetaP
Nnumber of atomspeta (computer 215)P
nnumber of molespiπ
Nnumber of turnspicop
nrefractive indexPlancks constanth
N0initial number of atomsplus or minus±
n0Loschmidt constantpotential energyPE
NAAvogadros numberpowerP
pangular momentumpressurep
pmomentumproton numberZ
Ppetaradianrad
Ppeta (computer 215)radiusr
ppicoradius of curvaturer
Ppowerradius of earthrE
ppressurereactanceX
PaPascalreactionR
PEpotential energyrefractive indexn
Qchargerelative atomic massAr
rangle of reflectionrelative densityd
rangle of refractionrelative massmr
Rgas constantrelative permeabilityµr
Rgas constantrelative permittivityεr
rradiusresistanceR
rradius of curvatureresistivityρ
RreactionRMS currentIRMS
RresistanceRMS voltageVRMS
rseparationrotational kinetic energyKErot
rsource resistanceRydberg constantR
RRydberg constantseconds
radradianseparationr
rEradius of earthseries capacitanceCs
RHHall coefficientseries resistanceRs
RKvon Klitzing constantSiemenS
Rpparallel resistanceSievertSv
Rsseries resistancesliding forceF'
sdisplacementsource resistancer
sdistancespecific latent thermal capacityl
ssecondspecific thermal capacityc
SSiemenspeeds
sspeedspeed of lightc
srsteradianspeed of light in materialcmat
SvSievertStefan Boltzmann constantσ
Tperiodsteradiansr
Ttemperaturestiffness constantk
Ttensionstring lengthls
Tterasum
Ttera (computer 212)surface tensionγ
Tteslatemperatureθ
ttimetemperatureT
ttonnetensile strainTst
Ttorquetensile stressTs
T½halflifetensionT
Tstensile stressteraT
Tsttensile straintera (computer 212)T
uatomic mass unitteslaT
uinitial velocitythermal capacityC
vfinal velocityThompson coefficientµ
Vvectratimet
vvelocitytonnet
vvimtotorqueT
Vvoltuniversal gravitational constantG
VvoltagevectraV
Vvolumevelocityv
V0initial voltagevelocity ratioVR
veescape velocityvertical measurey
VMAXmaximum voltagevimtov
VRvelocity ratioviscosityη
VRMSRMS voltagevoltV
WwattvoltageV
WweightvolumeV
Wworkvon Klitzing constantRK
WbWeberwattW
xhorizontal measurewavelengthλ
XinductanceWeberWb
XreactanceweightW
XxrayworkW
yvertical measurexrayX
yyoctoyoctoy
YyottayottaY
Zproton numberYoungs modulusE
zzeptozeptoz
ZzetazetaZ
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