# Symbols and Units Flashcards

1
Q

Potential Energy

A
• Ep
• Joules (J)
2
Q

Kinetic Energy

A
• EK,
• Joules (J)
3
Q

Charge

A
• Q,
• Coulombs (C)
4
Q

Mass

A
• m,
• Kilograms (kg)
5
Q

Gravitational Field Strength

A
• g,
• Newtons per kilogram (Nkg-1)
6
Q

Height

A
• h,
• Metres (m)
7
Q

Velocity

A
• v,
• Metres per second (ms-1)
8
Q

Current

A
• I,
• Amps (A)
9
Q

Time

A
• t,
• seconds (s)
10
Q

Voltage

A
• V,
• Volts (V)
11
Q

Resistance

A
• R,
• Ohms (Ω )
12
Q

Supply Voltage

A
• VS,
• Volts (V)
13
Q

Power

A
• P,
• Watts (W)
14
Q

Energy

A
• E,
• Joules (J)
15
Q

Heat Energy

A
• Eh,
• Joules (J)
16
Q

Specific Heat Capacity

A
• c,
• Joules per kilogram per degree Celsius (Jkg-1OC-1)
17
Q

Temperature for heat calculations

A
• T,
• Degrees Celsius (OC)
18
Q

Pressure

A
• p,
• Pascals (Pa)
19
Q

Force

A
• F,
• Newtons (N)
20
Q

Area

A
• A,
• Square metres (m 2)
21
Q

Volume

A
• V,
• Cubic metres (m3)
22
Q

Temperature for Gas Laws

A
• T,
• Kelvin (K)
23
Q

Distance

A
• d,
• Metres (m)
24
Q

Speed

A
• v,
• metres per second (ms-1)
25
Q

Frequency

A
• f,
• Hertz (Hz)
26
Q

Wavelength

A
• λ,
• Metres (m)
27
Q

Time Period

A
• T,
• Seconds (s)
28
Q

Activity

A
• A,
• Becquerels (Bq)
29
Q

Number of Counts

A
• N,
• No units
30
Q

Displacement

A
• s,
• Metres (m)
31
Q

Average speed

A
• v,
• Metres per second (ms-1)
32
Q

Average velocity

A
• v,
• Metres per second (ms-1)
33
Q

Initial velocity

A
• u,
• Metres per second (ms-1)
34
Q

Final velocity

A
• v,
• Metres per second (ms-1)
35
Q

Acceleration

A
• a,
• Metres per second per second (ms-2)
36
Q

Weight

A
• W,
• Newtons (N)
37
Q

Work Energy

A
• EW,
• Joules (J)
38
Q

Latent heat

A
• l,
• Joules per kilogram (Jkg-1)
39
Q

Equivalent Dose Rate

A
• Sieverts per second (Svs-1)
40
Q

Equivalent Dose

A
• H,
• Sieverts (Sv)
41
Q

Absorbed Dose

A
• D,
• Grays (Gy)
42
Q