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## Harris Academy AH Physics > Symbols and Units > Flashcards

Flashcards in Symbols and Units Deck (32)
1
Q

What is the symbol for angular displacement?

A

θ

2
Q

What is the unit of angular displacement?

A

3
Q

What is the symbol for initial angular velocity?

A

ω0

4
Q

What is the symbol for angular velocity?

A

ω

5
Q

What is the unit of angular velocity?

A

6
Q

What is the symbol for angular acceleration?

A

α

7
Q

What is the unit of angular acceleration?

A

8
Q

What is the symbol for tangential speed?

A

v

9
Q

What is the unit of tangential speed?

A

metres per second (ms-1)

10
Q

What is the symbol for tangential acceleration?

A

at

11
Q

What is the unit of tangential accleration?

A

metres per second squared (ms-2)

12
Q

What is the symbol for centripetal acceleration?

A

ar

13
Q

What is the unit of centripetal accleration?

A

metres per second squared (ms-2)

14
Q

What is the symbol for moment of inertia?

A

I

15
Q

What is the unit of moment of inertia?

A

Kilogram metres squared (kg m2)

16
Q

What is the symbol for torque?

A

τ

17
Q

What is the unit of torque?

A

Newton metres (Nm)

18
Q

What is the symbol for angular momentum?

A

L

19
Q

What is the unit of angular momentum?

A

Kilogram metres squared per second (kg m2 s-1)

20
Q

What is the symbol for angular frequency?

A

ω

21
Q

What is the unit of angular frequency?

A

22
Q

What is the symbol for gravitational potential?

A

V

23
Q

What is the unit of gravitational potential?

A

Joules per kilogram (J kg-1)

24
Q

What is the symbol for luminosity?

A

L

25
Q

What is the unit of luminosity?

A

Watts (W)

26
Q

What is the symbol for apparent brightness?

A

b

27
Q

What is the unit of apparent brightness?

A

Watts per square metre (W m-2)

28
Q

What is the symbol for magnetic induction (magnetic field strength)?

A

B

29
Q

What is the unit of magnetic induction (magnetic field strength)?

A

Tesla (T)

30
Q

What is the symbol for phase angle?

A

Φ

31
Q

What is the unit of phase angle?

A