Formula Symbols - C

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C

SymbolGreek SymbolDefinitionUSMetricValue
\(Z\) - canonical partition function - - -
\(C\) - capacitance - -  -
\(Q\), \(\;V\) - capacity \(in^3\) \(L\)  -
\(Ca\) - Capillary number dimensionless dimensionless  -
\(A\), \(\;L_d\)   characteristic diffusion length - -  -
\(Ca\) - Cauchy number dimensionless dimensionless  -
\(K\) - cavitation - -  -
\(K_c\) - cavitation index - -  -
\(Ca\), \(\;\sigma\) sigma Cavitation number dimensionless dimensionless  -
\(Ce\) - Centrifuge number dimensionless dimensionless  -
\(a_c\) - centripetal acceleration \(ft\;/\;sec\) \(m\;/\;s\)  -
\(F_c\) - centripetal force \(lbf\) \(N\)  -
\(Q\) - Chandrasekhar number dimensionless dimensionless  -
\(C\), \(\;\Delta\) Delta change - -  -
\(\rho\) rho change density - -  -
\(\rho\) rho change density of electrons - -  -
\(\Delta \omega\) omega change in angular velocity \(ft \;/\; sec\) \(m \;/\; s\)  -
\(\Delta v\) - change in fluid velocity \(ft \;/\; sec\) \(m \;/\; s\)  -
\(l_c\) - change in length \(ft \;or\; in\) \(m \;or\; mm\)  -
\(z\) - change number of an ion - -  -
    change / quantum ratio constant constant \(2.417\;989\;348\;x\;10^{14}\;kg^{-1}\;m^{-2}\;s^2\;A\)
\(\Omega\) Omega characteristic angular velocity - -  -
\(\Delta x\) Delta characteristic difference of mole fraction - -  -
\(f\) - characteristic frequency - -  -
\(Z_0\) mu characteristic impedance of vacuum constant constant \(376.730\;313\;668\;\Omega\)
\(l\), \(\;l_c\) - characteristic length \(in \;or\; ft\) \(mm \;or\; m\)  -
\(v\) - characteristic speed - -  -
\(\Theta\) Theta characteristic temperature - -  -
\(\Delta T\) Delta characteristic temperature difference - -  -
\(\Delta t\) Delta characteristic time interval - -  -
\(U\) - characteristic velocity \(ft/sec\) \(m/s\)  -
\(q\) - charge of particle - -  -
\(\mu\) mu chemical potential - -  -
\(C\) - Chezy coefficient - -  -
\(Ch\) - Chezy formula - \(m^{1/2}/s\)  -
\(c\) - chord length - -  -
\(\omega\) omega circular frequency - -  -
\(\Gamma \) Gamma circulation \(ft^2\;/\;sec\) \(m^2\;/\;s\)  -
\(C\) - circumference \(ft\) \(m\)  -
\(r_e\) - classical electron radius constant constant \(2.817\;940\;3262\;x\;10^{-15}\;m\)
\(c\) - clearance \(in\) \(m\)  -
\(C\) - coefficient - -  -
\(\gamma\) gamma coefficient of area thermal expansion \(1 \;/\; ^\circ F\) \(1 \;/\; ^\circ C\)  -
\(K_c\) - coefficient of constant cavitation dimensionless number dimensionless number  -
\(\mu\), \(\;C_d\) mu coefficient of discharge - -  -
\(f\) - coefficient of friction dimensionless dimensionless  -
\(\alpha_t\) alpha coefficient of linear thermal expansion \(in\) \(mm\)  -
\(e\) - coefficient of restitution - -  -
\(a\) - coefficient of rolling resistance \(ft\) \(m\)  -
\(C\) - coefficient of viscous damping \(lbf-sec^2 \;/\; ft^2\) \(N \cdot s^2 \;/\; m^2\)  -
\(\eta\) eta coeficient of viscosity \(lbf-sec \;/\; ft^2\) \(Pa-s\)  -
\(\alpha_v\) alpha coefficient of volumetric thermal expansion \(ft^3\) \(m^3\)  -
\(\xi\) xi coherence depth - -  -
\(Coh\) - cohesion number dimensionless dimensionless  -
\(v_c\) - collision frequency - -  -
 -  - Colburn J factors dimensionless dimensionless  -
\(k_e\) - Coulombo's constant constant constant -
\(CCV\) - combustion chamber volume \(in^3\) \(cc^3\)  -
\(Psi*\) Psi complex conjugate - -  -
\(\eta^*\) eta complex viscosity - -  -
\(k\), \(\;k_t\), \(\;\beta\) beta compressibility \({ft}^2\;/\;lbf\) \(Pa^{-1}\)  -
\(Z\) - compressibility factor dimensionless dimensionless  -
\(Z_i\) - compressibility factor at inlet - -  -
\(Z_o\) - compressibility factor at outlet - -  -
\(K\) - compression - -  -
\(CCV\) - compression chanber volume \(in^3\) \(cc^3\)  -
\(CR\) - compression ratio \(in^3\) \(cc^3\)   -
\(\lambda_c\) lambda Compton wavelength - -  -
\(CFD\) - computational fluid dynamics - -  -
\(C\) - concentration \(ppm\) \(mg\;/\;L\)  -
\(m_c\) - condensate load \(lb\;/\;hr\) \(kg\;/\;h\)  -
\(G\) - conductance - -  -
\(G_0\) - conductance quantum constant constant \(7.748\;091\;7346\;x\;10^{-5}\;kg^{-1}\;m^{-2}\;s^3\;A^2\)
\(\gamma\), \(\;\sigma\) gamma, sigma conductivity - -  -
\(c\) - consentration - -  -
\(k\) - constant - -  -
\(a_c\) - constant acceleration \(ft\;/\;sec^2\) \(m\;/\;s^2\)  -
\(\omega_f\) omega constant angular acceleration \(ft\;/\;sec\) \(m\;/\;s\)  -
\(c_p\), \(\;p\) - constant pressure \(lb\;/\;in^2 \;or\; psi\) \(Pa\)  -
\(v\) - constant volume \(in^3 \;or\; ft^3\) \(mm^3 \;or\; m^3\)  -
\(\beta \) beta contact angle \(deg\) \(deg\)  -
\(C_v\) - control valve - -  -
\(h\), \(\;h_c\) - convective heat transfer coefficient \(Btu \;/\; hr-ft^2-^\circ F\) \(W \;/\; m^2-K\)  -
\(k\) - conversion factor of the unit system - -  -
\(k\) - conveyance \(ft^3\;/\;sec\) \(m^3\;/\;s\) -
\(T_c\) - cooler temperature \(Btu\;/\;lbm\) \(kJ\;/\;kg\)  -
\(CCD\) - cooling degree days \(^\circ F-day\) \(^\circ C-day\)  -
\(CLF\) - cooling load factor - -  -
\(CLTD\) - cooling load temperature difference \(^\circ F\) \(^\circ C\)  -
\(f\) - Coriolis frequency \(1 \;/\; sec\) \(1 \;/\; s\)  -
\(C\), \(\;\alpha\) alpha correction factor - -  -
\(C\) - corrosion allowance \(in\) \(cm\)  -
\(C\) - cost - -  -
\(k\), \(\;k_e\) - Coulomb's constant constant constant \(8\;987\;551\;788.7\;N\;m^2\;C^{-2}\)
\(F\) - Coulomb's law - -  -
\(k\), \(\;k_e\) - Coulmbo's wave constant constant constant -
\(k\) - coupling coefficient - -  -
\(Co\) - Courant Number dimensionless dimensionless  -
\(Co\) - Cowling number dimensionless dimensionless  -
\(B\) - crack coefficient \(ft^3\;/\;ft-hr\) \(m^2\;/\;m-h\)  -
\(\epsilon\) epsilon creep \(in\;/\;in\) \(m\;/\;m\)  -
\(p_c \) - critical pressure \(lb\;/\;in^2 \;or\; psi\) \(Pa\)  -
\(F_F\) - critical pressure ratio factor - -  -
\(T_c \) - critical temperature \(^\circ F\) \(^\circ C\)  -
\(\sigma\) sigma cross-section \(in^2\) \(mm^2\)  -
\(A_f\) - cross-section area of flange \(in^2\) \(mm^2\)  -
\(A_g\) - cross-section area of grout \(in^2\) \(mm^2\)  -
\(A_w\) - cross-section area of web \(in^2\) \(mm^2\)  -
\(\alpha_v\), \(\;\gamma\) alpha, gamma cubic expansion coefficient - -  -
\(CFM\) - cubic feet per minute \(ft^3 \;/\; min\) \(m^3 \;/\; m\)  -
\(CID\) - cubic inch displacement \(in^3\) \(cc^3\)  -
\(T_c\) - Curie temperature - -  -
\(I\) - current \(amp\) \(amp\)  -
\(j\) - current density of electrons  - -  -
\(v\) - cutting speed \(ft\;/\;min\) \(m\;/\;s\)  -
Symbol Greek Symbol Definition US Metric Value