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# Flashcards

CfE Higher Revision Cards A4

# Quantity, Symbol, Unit, Unit Symbol

I’ve put together, with Mrs Mac’s help, a document with quantity, symbol, unit and unit symbol so that you know the meaning of the terms in the Relationships Sheet. It is in EXCEL so that you can sort it by course, quantity or symbol.

Quantity, Symbol, Units the excel sheet

Quantity, Symbol, Units a pdf sheet sorted by course and then alphabetical by quantity.

This is the same information in readily available Tablepress form. If you click on the Higher tab at the top it should sort by terms that you need in alphabetical order, or search for a term. Let me know if I’ve missed any.

## Quantity, Symbol, Unit, Unit Symbol Table for N5-AH

N | H | A | Physical Quantity | sym | Unit | Unit Abb. |

5 | | | absorbed dose | D | gray | Gy |

5 | | | absorbed dose rate | H (dot) | gray per second gray per hour gray per year | Gys^{-1} Gyh ^{-1} Gyy^{-1} |

5 | 6 | 7 | acceleration | a | metre per second per second | m s^{-2} |

5 | 6 | 7 | acceleration due to gravity | g | metre per second per second | m s ^{-2} |

5 | | | activity | A | becquerel | Bq |

5 | 6 | 7 | amplitude | A | metre | m |

5 | 6 | 7 | angle | θ | degree | ° |

5 | 6 | 7 | area | A | square metre | m ^{2} |

5 | 6 | 7 | average speed | v (bar) | metre per second | m s^{-1} |

5 | 6 | 7 | average velocity | v (bar) | metre per second | m s ^{-1} |

5 | 6 | 7 | change of speed | ∆v | metre per second | m s ^{-1} |

5 | 6 | 7 | change of velocity | ∆v | metre per second | m s^{-1} |

5 | | | count rate | - | counts per second (counts per minute) | - |

5 | 6 | 7 | current | I | ampere | A |

5 | 6 | 7 | displacement | s | metre | m |

5 | 6 | 7 | distance | d | metre, light year | m , ly |

5 | 6 | 7 | distance, depth, height | d or h | metre | m |

5 | | | effective dose | H | sievert | Sv |

5 | 6 | 7 | electric charge | Q | coulomb | C |

5 | 6 | 7 | electric charge | Q or q | coulomb | C |

5 | 6 | 7 | electric current | I | ampere | A |

5 | 6 | 7 | energy | E | joule | J |

5 | | | equivalent dose | H | sievert | Sv |

5 | | | equivalent dose rate | H (dot) | sievert per second sievert per hour sievert per year | Svs^{-1} Svh^{-1} Svy ^{-1} |

5 | 6 | 7 | final velocity | v | metre per second | m s^{-1} |

5 | 6 | 7 | force | F | newton | N |

5 | 6 | 7 | force, tension, upthrust, thrust | F | newton | N |

5 | 6 | 7 | frequency | f | hertz | Hz |

5 | 6 | 7 | gravitational field strength | g | newton per kilogram | N kg^{-1} |

5 | 6 | 7 | gravitational potential energy | E_{p} | joule | J |

5 | | | half-life | t_{1/2} | second (minute, hour, day, year) | s |

5 | 6 | | heat energy | E_{h} | joule | J |

5 | 6 | 7 | height, depth | h | metre | m |

5 | 6 | 7 | initial speed | u | metre per second | m/s |

5 | 6 | 7 | initial velocity | u | metre per second | m s^{-1} |

5 | 6 | 7 | kinetic energy | E_{k} | joule | J |

5 | 6 | 7 | length | l | metre | m |

5 | 6 | 7 | mass | m | kilogram | kg |

5 | | | number of nuclei decaying | N | - | - |

5 | 6 | 7 | period | T | second | s |

5 | 6 | 7 | potential difference | V | volt | V |

5 | 6 | 7 | potential energy | E_{p} | joule | J |

5 | 6 | 7 | power | P | watt | W |

5 | 6 | 7 | pressure | P or p | pascal | Pa |

5 | | | radiation weighting factor | w_{R} | - | - |

5 | 6 | 7 | radius | r | metre | m |

5 | 6 | 7 | resistance | R | ohm | Ω |

5 | 6 | 7 | specific heat capacity | c | joule per kilogram per degree Celsius | Jkg^{-1}°C ^{-1} |

5 | 6 | | specific latent heat | l | joule per kilogram | Jkg^{-1} |

5 | 6 | 7 | speed of light in a vacuum | c | metre per second | m s^{-1} |

5 | 6 | 7 | speed, final speed | v | metre per second | ms ^{-1} |

5 | 6 | 7 | speed, velocity, final velocity | v | metre per second | m s^{-1} |

5 | 6 | 7 | supply voltage | V_{s} | volt | V |

5 | 6 | 7 | temperature | T | degree Celsius | °C |

5 | 6 | 7 | temperature | T | kelvin | K |

5 | 6 | 7 | time | t | second | s |

5 | 6 | 7 | total resistance | R_{} | ohm | Ω |

5 | 6 | 7 | voltage | V | volt | V |

5 | 6 | 7 | voltage, potential difference | V | volt | V |

5 | 6 | 7 | volume | V | cubic metre | m^{3} |

5 | 6 | 7 | weight | W | newton | N |

5 | 6 | 7 | work done | W or E_{ W} | joule | J |

| | 7 | angle | θ | radian | rad |

| | 7 | angular acceleration | a | radian per second per second | rad s^{-2} |

| | 7 | angular displacement | θ | radian | rad |

| | 7 | angular frequency | ω | radian per second | rad s^{-1} |

| | 7 | angular momentum | L | kilogram metre squared per second | kg m^{2}s ^{-1} |

| | 7 | angular velocity,
final angular velocity | ω | radian per second | rad s^{-1} |

| | 7 | apparent brightness | b | Watts per square metre | Wm^{-2} |

| | 7 | back emf | e | volt | V |

| 6 | 7 | capacitance | C | farad | F |

| | 7 | capacitive reactance | X_{c} | ohm | W |

| 6 | | critical angle | θ_{c} | degree | ° |

| | | density | ρ | kilogram per cubic metre | kg m^{-3} |

| | 7 | displacement | s or x or y | metre | m |

| | | efficiency | η | - | - |

| 6 | 7 | electric field strength | E | newton per coulomb
volts per metre | N C^{-1}
Vm^{-1} |

| | 7 | electrical potential | V | volt | V |

| 6 | 7 | electromotive force (e.m.f) | E or ε | volt | V |

| 6 | | energy level | E_{1} , E_{2} , etc | joule | J |

| | | feedback resistance | R_{f} | ohm | Ω |

| | | focal length of a lens | f | metre | m |

| 6 | | frequency of source | f_{s} | hertz | Hz |

| 6 | 7 | fringe separation | ∆x | metre | m |

| 6 | 7 | grating to screen distance | D | metre | m |

| | 7 | gravitational potential | U or V | joule per kilogram | J kg^{-1} |

| | | half-value thickness | T_{1/2} | metre | m |

| 6 | 7 | impulse | (∆p) | newton second
kilogram metre per second | Ns
kgms^{-1} |

| | 7 | induced e.m.f. | E or ε | volt | V |

| | 7 | inductor reactance | X_{L} | ohm | W |

| | 7 | initial angular velocity | ω _{o} | radian per second | rad s^{-1} |

| | | input energy | E _{i} | joule | J |

| | | input power | P_{i} | watt | W |

| | | input voltage | V_{1} or V_{2} | volt | V |

| | | input voltage | V_{ i} | volt | V |

| 6 | | internal resistance | r | ohm | Ω |

| 6 | 7 | irradiance | I | watt per square metre | W m^{-1} |

| | 7 | luminoscity | L | Watt | W |

| | 7 | magnetic induction | B | tesla | T |

| | 7 | moment of inertia | I | kilogram metre squared | kg m^{2} |

| 6 | 7 | momentum | p | kilogram metre per second | kg m s^{-1} |

| 6 | | number of photons per second per cross sectional area | N | - | - |

| | | number of turns on primary coil | n_{p} | - | - |

| | | number of turns on secondary coil | n_{s} | - | - |

| 6 | | observed wavelength | λ_{observed} | metre | m |

| | | output energy | E_{o} | joule | J |

| | | output power | P_{o} | watt | W |

| | | output voltage | V_{o} | volt | V |

| 6 | | peak current | I_{peak} | ampere | A |

| 6 | | peak voltage | V_{ peak} | volt | V |

| | 7 | phase angle | Φ | radian | rad |

| 6 | 7 | Planck’s constant | h | joule second | Js |

| | 7 | polarising angle
(Brewster’s angle) | i_{p} | degree | ̊ |

| | | power (of a lens) | P | dioptre | D |

| | | power gain | P_{gain } | - | - |

| | 7 | Power per unit area | | Watts per square metre | Wm^{-2} |

| | | primary current | I_{p} | ampere | A |

| | | primary voltage | V_{p} | volt | V |

| | 7 | radial acceleration | a_{r} | metre per second per second | m s^{-2} |

| 6 | | redshift | z | - | - |

| 6 | 7 | refractive index | n | - | - |

| 6 | | relativistic length | l' | metre | m |

| 6 | | relativistic time | t' | second | s |

| | | rest mass | m_{o} | kilogram | kg |

| 6 | | rest wavelength | λ_{rest} | metre | m |

| 6 | | root mean square current | I _{rms} | ampere | A |

| 6 | | root mean square voltage | V_{rms} | volt | V |

| | 7 | rotational kinetic energy | E_{rot} | joule | J |

| | 7 | schwarzchild radius | r_{Schwarzchild} | metre | m |

| | | secondary current | I_{s} | ampere | A |

| | | secondary voltage | V_{s} | volt | V |

| | 7 | self-inductance | L | henry | H |

| 6 | 7 | slit separation | d | metre | m |

| | 7 | tangential acceleration | a_{t} | metre per second per second | m s^{-2} |

| 6 | | threshold frequency | f_{o} | hertz | Hz |

| | 7 | time constant | t | second | s |

| | 7 | torque | Τ | newton metre | Nm |

| | 7 | uncertainty in Energy | ∆E | joule | J |

| | 7 | uncertainty in momentum | ∆p^{x} | kilogram metre per second | kgms^{-1} |

| | 7 | uncertainty in position | ∆x | metre | m |

| | 7 | uncertainty in time | ∆t | second | s |

| 6 | | velocity of observer | v_{o} | metre per second | m s^{-1} |

| 6 | | velocity of source | v_{s} | metre per second | m s^{-1} |

| | | voltage gain | - | - | - |

| | | voltage gain | A_{o} or V _{gain } | - | - |

5 | 6 | 7 | wavelength | λ | metre | m |

| 6 | | work function | W | joule | J |