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Abreviations & Symbols

List of abreviations and sysmbols

ACalternating current
ASTMAmerican Society for Testing Materials
Bqbecquerel
oCdegree(s) Celsius
Cccubic centimetre(s)
CgCentigram(s)
cmcentimetre(s)
cm2square centimetre(s)
cm3cubic centimetre(s)
cNcentinewton(s)
cPcentipoises
DCdirect current
eVElectron volt(s)
GenGeneral
GHzGigahertz
giF/Sgram of fissile isotopes
ggram(s)
g.v.w.gross vehicle weight
Hzhertz
IRinfra-red
ISOInternational Organization for Standardization
INNInternational Non-Proprietary Name
IUPACInternational Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry
KcalKilocalorie(s)
kgkilogram(s)
kgfkilogram force
kNKilonewton(s)
kPakilopascal(s)
kVkilovolts(s)
kVAkilovolts(s) - ampere(s)
kvarkilovolts(s) - ampere(s) - reactive
kWkilowatt(s)
Llitre(s)
MHzMegahertz
mmetre(s)
m-meta-
m2Square metre(s)
uCiMicrocurie
MmMillimetre
mNMillinewton(s)
Mpamegapascal(s)
Nxewton(s)
No.Number
o-ortho-
p-para-
Ttonne(s)
UVultra-violet
Vvolt(s)
vol.volume
Wwatt(s)
wtWeight
%percent
Xox degree(s)

Example :
1500g/M2   means one thousand five hundred grams per square metre
15°C   means fifteen degrees Celsius