Meaning of Physical Symbols for ICSE/ISC Board Exam

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Physical Symbols
QuantitySymbolSI unitSymbol for SI UnitNon-SI unit used
Absorbed doseGray
AccelerationMetre per second squared
Acc. due to gravityMetre per second squared
ActivityBecquerel
Amount of substanceMole
AmplitudeMetre
AngleRadian

Angular velocityRadian per second
AreaMetre squared

Atomic number
CapacitanceFarad
concentrationMole per liter
Critical angle
densityKilogram per meter cubed
DisplacementMeter
Dose equivalentSievert
Electric currentAmpere
Electric field strengthVolt per metre
Electronic chargeCoulomb
Energy (electrical)Joule
Energy (heat)Joule
Energy (kinetic)Joule
Energy (potential)Joule
Energy (food)Joule
EnthalpyJoule
Focal lengthMeter
FrequencyHertz
half- lifeSecond
Length (distance)Metre
Magnetic fluxWeber
Magnetic flux densityTesla
Magnification
MassKilogram
Mass number
MolarityMole per liter
Moment of a forceNewton metre
Moment of inertiaKilogram metre squared
MomentumKilogram metre per second
PermittivityεFarad per metre
Periodic timeSecond
PowerWatt
Refractive index
Resistanceohm
Resistivityohm meter
SpeedMeter per second
Sound intensityWatt per meter squared
Sound intensity level
Specific heat capacityJoule per kilogram per kelvin
Strain
StressNewton per meter squared
TemperatureKelvin
TemperatureNewton
Change in temperatureKelvin
TensionNewton
Thermal conductivityWatt per meter per kelvin
TimeSecond

TorqueNewton metre
VelocityMetre per second
Voltage

potential difference

Volt
U-valueWatt per meter squared per kelvin
VolumeMetre cubed
WavelengthMeter
WeightNewton
WorkJoule
Young՚s modulusNewton per metre squared

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