List of symbols and quantities:
Mechanics
Symbols Quantities Unit
\(m\) mass \(g\)
\(t\) Time \(kg\)
\(\vec{s}\) Position \(m\)
\(\vec{v}\) Velocity \(\frac{m}{s}\)
\(\bar{v}\) Average Speed \(\frac{m}{s}\)
\(\vec{a}\) Acceleration \(\frac{m}{s^2}\)
\(\bar{a}\) Average Acceleration \(\frac{m}{s^2}\)
\(\phi\) Angular Position \(rad\)
\(\omega\) Angular speed \(\frac{rad}{s}\)
\(\alpha\) Angular Acceleration \(\frac{rad}{s^2}\)
\(\alpha_c\) Centripetal acceleration \(\frac{m}{s^2}\)
\(\tau\) Period \(s\)
\(f\) Frequency \(\frac{1}{s}\)
\(\vec{F}\) Force \(N\)
\(\vec{F}_{net}\) Net Force (Resulting force) \(N\)
\(\vec{W}\) Weight Force \(N\)
\(\vec{F}_e\) Elastic Force \(N\)
\(\vec{N}\) Normal Force \(N\)
\(\vec{F}_{fric}\) Friction Force \(N\)
\(\vec{T}\) Tractive Force \(N\)
\(\vec{F}_{ext}\) External Force \(N\)
\(\vec{F}_{int}\) Internal Force \(N\)
\(w\) Work \(J\)
\(w_g\) Work of Gravitational Force \(J\)
\(w_e\) Spring/Elastic Work \(J\)
\(w_{ext}\) Work of a external force \(J\)
\(E\) Energy \(J\)
\(E_m\) Mechanical Energy \(J\)
\(E_k\) Kinetic Energy \(J\)
\(E_g\) Gravitational potential energy \(J\)
\(E_e\) Elastical Energy \(J\)
\(\vec{p}\) Linear Momentum \(Kg \cdot \frac{m}{s} \)
\(\vec{I}\) Impulse \(N \cdot s\)
\(\vec{\Upsilon}\) Moment of a Force (Torque) \(m \cdot F\)
\(\vec{\Upsilon}_{net}\) Net moment of a Force (Torque) \(m \cdot F\)
Thermophysics
Symbols Quantities Unit
\(T\) Temperature \(k\)
\(V\) Volume \(L\)
\(P\) Pressure \(Pa\)
\(\gamma\) Volumetric therma expansion \(K^{-1}\)
\(\beta\) Surface's coefficient of expansion \(K^{-1}\)
\(\alpha\) Linear thermal expansion coefficient \(K^{-1}\)
\(C\) Heat Capacity \(\frac{J}{g \cdot k}\)
\(c\) Specific Heat \(\frac{J}{k}\)
\(Q\) Heat \(J\)
\(L\) Latent Heat of Phase Change \(\frac{J}{g}\)
\(\varepsilon\) Emissivity of the surface
\(n\) Number of moles
\(M\) Molecular Mass u
\(E_{k_m}\) Average Kinetic Energy of a Molecule J
\(W\) Work J
\(v_{rms}\) Root Mean Square Speed J
\(U\) Internal Energy J
\(\eta\) Engine efficiency
\(\kappa\) Refrigerator efficiency
Eletromagnetism
Symbols Quantities Unit
\(q\) Charge \(C\)
\(Q\) Net amount of charge \(C\)
\(\vec{E}\) Electric Field \(\frac{N}{C}\)
\(\mathcal{V}\) Electric Potential \(\frac{J}{C}\)
\(\mathbb{V}\) Electric Potential Difference \(\frac{J}{C}\)
\(U\) Electric Potential Energy \(J\)
\(R\) Electric Resistance \(\Omega\)
\(\rho\) Electric resistivity \(m\Omega\)
\(G\) Condutance \(\frac{1}{\Omega}\)
\(\sigma\) Conductivity \(\frac{1}{m\Omega}\)
\(\mathscr{E}\) Electromotive Force \(V\)
\(P\) Power \(W\)
\(\eta\) Efficiency
\(\varepsilon\) Counter Electromotive Force V
\(\Phi\) Magnetic Flux Wb
\(L\) Indutance H