Abbreviations and Symbols for Physical Units

Symbol

Unit

Symbol

Unit

Symbol

Unit

A

ampere

g

gram

min

minute

u

atomic mass unit

H

henry

mol

mole

atm

atmosphere

h

hour

N

Newton

Btu

British thermal unit

hp

horsepower

Pa

pascal

C

coulomb

Hz

hertz

rad

radian

cd

candela

in

inch

rev

revolution

°C

degree Celsius

J

joule

s

second

cal

calorie

K

kelvin

sr

steradian

d

day

kg

kilogram

T

tesla

eV

electron volt

L

liter

V

volt

F

farad

lb

pound

W

watt

°F

degree Fahrenheit

ly

light-year

Wb

weber

ft

foot

m

meter

yr

year

G

gauss

mi

mile

Q

ohm

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