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Chapter 15: Units used in the book

15.1 Quantities used in the book (ESAHW)

Physical Quantities


Unit name

Unit symbol

Acceleration (\(a\))metres per second squared\(\text{m·s$^{-1}$}\)
Charge (\(q\))Coulomb\(\text{C}\)
Concentration (\(C\))moles per cubic decimetre\(\text{mol·dm$^{-3}$}\)
Current (\(I\))Amperes\(\text{A}\)
Distance (\(d\))metre\(\text{m}\)
Electrical energy (\(E\))Joules\(\text{J}\)
Electric field (\(E\))Newtons per Coulomb\(\text{N·C$^{-1}$}\)
Force (\(F\))Newton\(\text{N}\)
Induced emf (\(\mathcal{E}\))Volt\(\text{V}\)
Magnetic field (\(B\))Tesla\(\text{T}\)
Magnetic flux (\(\phi\))Weber\(\text{Wb}\)
Mass (\(m\))kilogram\(\text{kg}\)
Moles (\(n\))moles\(\text{mol}\)
Pressure (\(p\))Pascals\(\text{Pa}\)
Power (\(P\))Watts\(\text{W}\)
Resistance (\(R\))Ohms\(\text{Ω}\)
Temperature (\(T\))Kelvin\(\text{K}\)
Tension (\(T\))Newton\(\text{N}\)
Time (\(t\))seconds\(\text{s}\)
Voltage (\(V\))Volts\(\text{V}\)
Volume (\(V\))meters cubed\(\text{m$^{3}$}\)
Weight (\(N\))Newton\(\text{N}\)

Table 15.1: Units used in the book