Formula Symbols - C

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SymbolGreek SymbolDefinitionUSMetric
\(Z\) - canonical partition function - -
\(C\) - capacitance - -
\(V\) - capacity \(in^3\) \(L\)
\(Ca\) - Capillary number dimensionless number dimensionless number
\(A \;or\; L_d\)   characteristic diffusion length - -
\(Ca\) - Cauchy number dimensionless number dimensionless number
\(K\) - cavitation - -
\(Ca \;or\; \sigma\) sigma Cavitation number dimensionless number dimensionless number
\(a_c\) - centripetal acceleration \(ft\;/\;sec\) \(m\;/\;s\)
\(F_c\) - centripetal force \(lbf\) \(N\)
\(C \;or\; \Delta\) 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 \(ft \;/\; sec\) \(m \;/\; s\)
\(z\) - change number of an ion - -
\(\Delta x\) Delta characteristic difference of mole fraction - -
\(f\) - characteristic frequency - -
\(l \;or\; l_c\) - 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 - -
\(Ch\) - Chezy formula - -
\(c\) - chord length - -
\(\Gamma \) Gamma circulation \(ft^2\;/\;sec\) \(m^2\;/\;s\)
\(C\) - circumference \(ft\) \(m\)
\(r_c\) - classical electron radius - -
\(c\) - clearance \(in\) \(m\)
\(C\) - coefficient - -
\(\gamma\) gamma coefficient of area thermal expansion \(1 \;/\; ^\circ F\) \(1 \;/\; ^\circ C\)
\(\mu \;of \; C_d\) mu coefficient of discharge - -
\(f\) - coefficient of friction dimensionless number dimensionless number
\(\alpha_t\) 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 - -
\(v_c\) - collision frequency - -
\(CCV\) - combustion chamber volume \(in^3\) \(cc^3\)
\(Psi*\) Psi complex conjugate - -
\(\eta^*\) eta complex viscosity - -
\(k \;or\; k_t \;or\; \beta\) beta compressibility \({ft}^2\;/\;lbf\) \(Pa^{-1}\)
\(Z\) - compressibility factor - -
\(Z_i\) - compressibility factor at inlet - -
\(Z_o\) - compressibility factor at outlet - -
\(K\) - compression - -
\(CCV\) - compression chanber volume \(in^3\) \(cc^3\)
\(CR\) - compression ratio dimensionless number dimensionless number
\(\lambda_c\) lambda Compton wavelength - -
\(C\) - concentration \(ppm\) \(mg\;/\;L\)
\(m_c\) - condensate load - -
\(G\) - conductance - -
\(\gamma \;or\; \sigma\) gamma , sigma conductivity - -
\(k\) - constant - -
\(a_c\) - constant acceleration \(ft\;/\;sec^2\) \(m\;/\;s^2\)
\(\omega_f\) omega constant angular velocity \(ft\;/\;sec\) \(m\;/\;s\)
\(c\) - consentration - -
\(c_p \;or\; p\) - constant pressure - -
\(v\) - constant volume - -
\(\beta \) beta contact angle \(deg\) \(deg\)
\(C_v\) - control valve - -
\(h\) - convective heat transfer coefficient \(Btu \;/\; hr-ft^2-^\circ F\) \(W \;/\; m^2-K\)
\(T_c\) - 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 \(1 \;/\; sec\) \(1 \;/\; s\)
\(C \;or\; \alpha\) alpha correction factor - -
\(C\) - corrosion allowance \(in\) \(cm\)
\(C\) - cost - -
\(k \;or\; K \;or\; k_e\) - Coulomb's constant constant constant
\(k\) - coupling coefficient - -
\(Co\) - Cowling number dimensionless number dimensionless number
\(B\) - 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 - -
\(\sigma\) 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 \(in^2\) \(mm^2\)
\(\alpha_v \;or\; \gamma\) 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 \(ft\;/\;min\) \(m\;/\;s\)