Article/ research work :LIST OF COMMON PHYSICS NOTATIONS

Article/ research work :LIST OF COMMON PHYSICS NOTATIONS

COMMON PHYSICAL CONSTANTS & VARIABLES, AND THEIR NOTATIONS.

LATIN CHARACTERS

SYMBOL MEANING SI UNIT OF MEASURE
{\displaystyle A} AREA METER SQUARED (M2)
MAGNETIC VECTOR POTENTIAL
AMPLITUDE METER
{\displaystyle \mathbf {a} } ACCELERATION METERS PER SECOND SQUARED (M/S2)
{\displaystyle \mathbf {B} } MAGNETIC FLUX DENSITY
ALSO CALLED THE MAGNETIC FIELD DENSITY OR MAGNETIC INDUCTION
TESLA (T), OR EQUIVALENTLY,
WEBER PER SQUARE METER (WB/M2)
{\displaystyle C} CAPACITANCE FARAD (F)
HEAT CAPACITY JOULE PER KELVIN (J K−1), OR EQUIVALENTLY, JOULE PERDEGREE CELSIUS (J °C−1)
CONSTANT OF INTEGRATION VARIED DEPENDING ON CONTEXT
{\displaystyle c} SPEED OF LIGHT (IN VACUUM) 299,792,458 METER PER SECOND (M/S)
SPEED OF SOUND 340.29 METER PER SECOND (M/S)
SPECIFIC HEAT CAPACITY JOULE PER KILOGRAM PER KELVIN (J KG−1 K−1), OR EQUIVALENTLY, JOULE PER KILOGRAM PER DEGREE CELSIUS(J KG−1 °C−1)
VISCOUS DAMPING COEFFICIENT KILOGRAM PER SECOND (KG/S)
{\displaystyle \mathbf {D} } ELECTRIC DISPLACEMENT FIELD
ALSO CALLED THE ELECTRIC FLUX DENSITY
COULOMB PER SQUARE METER (C/M2)
{\displaystyle D} DENSITY KILOGRAMS PER CUBIC METER (KG/M3)
{\displaystyle d} DISTANCE METER (M)
IMPACT PARAMETER METER (M)
DIAMETER METER (M)
DIFFERENTIAL (E.G. {\displaystyle dx})
{\displaystyle d\mathbf {A} } DIFFERENTIAL VECTOR ELEMENT OF SURFACE AREA A, WITHINFINITESIMALLY
SMALL MAGNITUDE AND DIRECTION NORMAL TO SURFACE S
SQUARE METER (M2)
{\displaystyle dV} DIFFERENTIAL ELEMENT OF VOLUME V ENCLOSED BY SURFACE S CUBIC METER (M3)
{\displaystyle \mathbf {E} } ELECTRIC FIELD NEWTON PER COULOMB (N C−1), OR EQUIVALENTLY, VOLT PERMETER (V M−1)
{\displaystyle E} ENERGY JOULE (J)
{\displaystyle e} ECCENTRICITY UNITLESS
2.71828… (BASE OF THE NATURAL LOGARITHM), ELECTRON,ELEMENTARY CHARGE
{\displaystyle \mathbf {F} } FORCE NEWTON (N)
{\displaystyle f} FREQUENCY HERTZ (HZ)
FUNCTION
FRICTION NEWTON (N)
{\displaystyle G} THE GRAVITATIONAL CONSTANT NEWTON METER SQUARED PER KILOGRAM SQUARED (N M2/KG2)
{\displaystyle g} ACCELERATION DUE TO GRAVITY METER PER SECOND SQUARED (M/S2), OR EQUIVALENTLY,NEWTON PER KILOGRAMME (N/KG)
{\displaystyle \mathbf {H} } MAGNETIC FIELD STRENGTH
ALSO CALLED JUST MAGNETIC FIELD
AMPERE PER METER (A/M)
{\displaystyle H} HAMILTONIAN JOULE (J)
{\displaystyle h} HEIGHT METER (M)
PLANCK’S CONSTANT JOULE SECOND (J S)
{\displaystyle \hbar } REDUCED PLANCK’S CONSTANT {\displaystyle \textstyle \left({\frac {h}{2\pi }}\right)} JOULE SECOND (J S)
{\displaystyle I} ACTION JOULE SECOND (J S)
INTENSITY WATT PER SQUARE METER (W/M2)
SOUND INTENSITY WATT PER SQUARE METER (W/M2)
ELECTRIC CURRENT AMPERE (A)
MOMENT OF INERTIA KILOGRAM METER SQUARED (KG M2)
{\displaystyle i} INTENSITY WATT PER SQUARE METER (W/M2)
IMAGINARY UNIT
{\displaystyle \mathbf {\hat {i}} } CARTESIAN X-AXIS BASIS UNIT VECTOR UNITLESS
{\displaystyle \mathbf {J} } FREE CURRENT DENSITY,
NOT INCLUDING POLARIZATION OR MAGNETIZATION CURRENTS BOUND IN A MATERIAL
AMPERE PER SQUARE METER (A/M2)
IMPULSE KILOGRAM METER PER SECOND (KG M/S)
{\displaystyle \mathbf {\hat {j}} } CARTESIAN Y-AXIS BASIS UNIT VECTOR UNITLESS
{\displaystyle K} KINETIC ENERGY JOULE (J)
{\displaystyle k} BOLTZMANN CONSTANT JOULE PER KELVIN (J/K)
WAVENUMBER RADIANS PER METER (M−1)
{\displaystyle \mathbf {\hat {k}} } CARTESIAN Z-AXIS BASIS UNIT VECTOR UNITLESS
{\displaystyle L} INDUCTANCE HENRY (H)
LUMINOSITY WATT (W)
ANGULAR MOMENTUM NEWTON METER SECOND (N M S OR KG M2 S−1)
{\displaystyle l} LENGTH METER (M)
{\displaystyle M} MAGNETIZATION AMPERE PER METER (A/M)
MOMENT OF FORCE
OFTEN SIMPLY CALLED MOMENT OR TORQUE
NEWTON METER (N M)
{\displaystyle m} MASS KILOGRAM (KG)
{\displaystyle N} NORMAL VECTOR UNIT VARIES DEPENDING ON CONTEXT
ATOMIC NUMBER UNITLESS
{\displaystyle n} REFRACTIVE INDEX UNITLESS
PRINCIPAL QUANTUM NUMBER UNITLESS
{\displaystyle P} POWER WATT (W)
{\displaystyle \mathbf {p} } MOMENTUM KILOGRAM METER PER SECOND (KG M/S)
PRESSURE PASCAL (PA)
{\displaystyle Q} ELECTRIC CHARGE COULOMB (C)
HEAT JOULE (J)
{\displaystyle q} ELECTRIC CHARGE COULOMB (C)
{\displaystyle R} ELECTRICAL RESISTANCE OHM (Ω)
RICCI TENSOR UNITLESS
RADIANCY
GAS CONSTANT JOULE PER KILOGRAMME KELVIN (J/KGK)
{\displaystyle \mathbf {r} } RADIUS VECTOR (POSITION) METER (M)
{\displaystyle r} RADIUS OF ROTATION OR DISTANCE BETWEEN TWO THINGS SUCH AS THE MASSES IN NEWTON’S LAW OF UNIVERSAL GRAVITATION METER (M)
{\displaystyle S} SURFACE AREA M2
ENTROPY JOULE PER KELVIN (J/K)
ACTION
{\displaystyle s} ARC LENGTH METER (M)
DISPLACEMENT
{\displaystyle T} PERIOD SECOND (S)
THERMODYNAMIC TEMPERATURE
ALSO CALLED ABSOLUTE TEMPERATURE
KELVIN (K)
{\displaystyle t} TIME SECOND (S)
{\displaystyle \mathbf {U} } FOUR-VELOCITY METER PER SECOND (M/S)
{\displaystyle U} POTENTIAL ENERGY JOULE (J)
INTERNAL ENERGY JOULE (J)
{\displaystyle u} RELATIVISTIC MASS KILOGRAM (KG)
ENERGY DENSITY JOULE PER CUBIC METER (J/M3) OR JOULE PER KILOGRAM(J/KG) DEPENDING ON THE CONTEXT
{\displaystyle V} VOLTAGE
ALSO CALLED ELECTRIC POTENTIAL DIFFERENCE
VOLT (V)
VOLUME CUBIC METER (M3)
SHEAR FORCE
{\displaystyle \mathbf {v} } VELOCITY METER PER SECOND (M/S)
{\displaystyle W} MECHANICAL WORK JOULE (J)
{\displaystyle w} WIDTH METER (M)
{\displaystyle x} A GENERIC UNKNOWN VARIED DEPENDING ON CONTEXT
DISPLACEMENT METER (M)
{\displaystyle Z} ELECTRICAL IMPEDANCE OHM (Ω)

GREEK CHARACTERS

SYMBOL NAME MEANING SI UNIT OF MEASURE
{\displaystyle \alpha } ALPHA ANGULAR ACCELERATION RADIAN PER SECOND SQUARED (RAD/S2)
{\displaystyle \beta } BETA VELOCITY IN TERMS OF THE SPEED OF LIGHT C UNITLESS
{\displaystyle \gamma } GAMMA LORENTZ FACTOR UNITLESS
PHOTON
GAMMA RAY
SHEAR STRAIN
HEAT CAPACITY RATIO UNITLESS
{\displaystyle \Delta } DELTA A CHANGE IN A VARIABLE (E.G. {\displaystyle \Delta x}) UNITLESS
LAPLACE OPERATOR
{\displaystyle \delta } DELTA DISPLACEMENT (USUALLY SMALL)
{\displaystyle \epsilon } EPSILON PERMITTIVITY FARAD PER METER (F/M)
STRAIN UNITLESS
{\displaystyle \zeta } ZETA DAMPING RATIO UNITLESS
{\displaystyle \eta } ETA ENERGY EFFICIENCY UNITLESS
COEFFICIENT OF VISCOSITY
ALSO CALLED SIMPLY VISCOSITY
PASCAL SECOND (PA S)
{\displaystyle \theta } THETA ANGULAR DISPLACEMENT RADIAN (RAD)
{\displaystyle \mathrm {K} } KAPPA TORSION COEFFICIENT
ALSO CALLED TORSION CONSTANT
NEWTON METER PER RADIAN (N M/RAD)
{\displaystyle \Lambda } ʎ

LAMBDA

COSMOLOGICAL CONSTANT PER SECOND SQUARED (S−2)
{\displaystyle \lambda } WAVELENGTH METER (M)
{\displaystyle \mathbf {\mu } } MU MAGNETIC MOMENT AMPERE SQUARE METER (A M2)
COEFFICIENT OF FRICTION UNITLESS
DYNAMIC VISCOSITY PASCAL SECOND (PA S)
PERMEABILITY (ELECTROMAGNETISM) HENRY PER METER (H/M)
REDUCED MASS KILOGRAM (KG)
{\displaystyle \nu } NU FREQUENCY HERTZ (HZ)
KINEMATIC VISCOSITY METERS SQUARED PER SECOND (M2/S)
{\displaystyle \pi } PI 3.14159… (IRRATIONAL NUMBER)
{\displaystyle \rho } RHO MASS DENSITY
USUALLY SIMPLY CALLED DENSITY
KILOGRAM PER CUBIC METER (KG/M3)
FREE ELECTRIC CHARGE DENSITY,
NOT INCLUDING DIPOLE CHARGES BOUND IN A MATERIAL
COULOMB PER CUBIC METER (C/M3)
RESISTIVITY OHM METER ({\displaystyle \Omega } M)
{\displaystyle \Sigma } SIGMA SUMMATION OPERATOR
{\displaystyle \sigma } SIGMA ELECTRICAL CONDUCTIVITY SIEMENS PER METER (S/M)
NORMAL STRESS
{\displaystyle \tau } TAU TORQUE NEWTON METER (N M)
SHEAR STRESS
TIME CONSTANT SECOND (S)
6.28318… ()
{\displaystyle \Phi } PHI FIELD STRENGTH UNIT VARIES DEPENDING ON CONTEXT
MAGNETIC FLUX WEBER (WB)
{\displaystyle \phi } PHI ELECTRIC POTENTIAL

HIGGS FIELD

{\displaystyle \Psi } PSI WAVE FUNCTION UNITLESS
{\displaystyle \omega } OMEGA ANGULAR FREQUENCY RADIAN PER SECOND (RAD/S)
{\displaystyle \Omega } OMEGA ELECTRIC RESISTANCE OHM

OTHER CHARACTERS

SYMBOL NAME MEANING SI UNIT OF MEASURE
{\displaystyle \nabla \cdot } NABLA DOT THE DIVERGENCE OPERATOR
OFTEN PRONOUNCED “DEL DOT”
PER METER (M−1)
{\displaystyle \nabla \times } NABLA CROSS THE CURL OPERATOR
OFTEN PRONOUNCED “DEL CROSS”
PER METER (M−1)
{\displaystyle \nabla } NABLA DEL (DIFFERENTIAL OPERATOR)
{\displaystyle \partial } “DER”, “DOW”, “DIE”, “PARTIAL” OR SIMPLY “D” PARTIAL DERIVATIVE (E.G. {\displaystyle \partial y/\partial x})
{\displaystyle \Box } D’ALEMBERT OPERATOR {\displaystyle \nabla ^{2}-\partial _{t}^{2}}

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