space-time-direction, mechanics, thermal physics, waves & optics, electricity & magnetism, modern Symbols for physical quantities and their international units. This is a list of common physical constants and variables, and their notations. Note that bold text indicates that the quantity is a vector. Contents. 1 Latin characters; 2 Greek characters; 3 Other characters; 4 See also; 5 References. Latin characters. Symbol, Meaning, SI unit of measure. Physics symbols for some important quantities are given here. Visit to know the symbols, symbol-name & SI units of some of the important physics quantities.
Physics Symbols and the SI (International System) System of Units physical common name of symbol unit expressed unit expressed quantity symbols unit. Abstract: Some of the symbols in physics can be very non-intuitive, wouldn't it be nice to know from where they came? The goal of this study. SI units and symbols used in the physics guide. Physical Quantity. Symbol. Name. Unit. Mechanics. Mass. m, M. kilogram. kg. Linear position. Length, Distance.
Some common symbols used for variables in physics. List of symbols and abbreviations. Lecture Physics of materials, H. S. Leipner. , last revision a. Slip a. Fundamental lattice translation vector. A. Symbols, Units, Nomenclature, Atomic Masses and Fundamental Physics ( IUPAP), have been approved by the successive General.