Formula Symbols - L

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SymbolGreek SymbolDefinitionUSMetric
\(L\) - Lagrangian function - -
\(La\) - Laplace number dimensionless number dimensionless number
\(L\) - latent heat - -
\(L_s\)   latent heat of steam - -
\(h_{fg}\) - latent heat of vaporization \(Btu \;/\; lbm\) \(J \;/\; kg\)
\(a \;,\; L \;,\; l\) - length \(ft\) \(m\)
\(l_d \;,\; \Delta l\) delta length differential - -
\(\Gamma\) Gamma level width - -
\(Le\) - Lewis number dimensionless number dimensionless number
\(C_L\) - lift coefficient dimensionless number dimensionless number
\(L\) - lift force - -
\(C_L\) - lift number dimensionless number dimensionless number
\(c\) - light (vacuum) \(ft\;/\;sec\) \(m\;/\;s\)
\(\lambda_c\) lambda linear attenuation coefficient - -
\(\alpha_l\) alpha linear expansion coefficient - -
\(R \;,\; R_l\) - linear range - -
\(S \;,\; S_l\) - linear stopping power - -
\(e \;,\; \epsilon\) epsilon linear strain - -
\(\alpha_l\) alpha linear thermal expansion coefficient \( in\) -
\(\omega\) omega load per unit area \(lbf\;/\;ft^2\) \(N\;/\;m^2\)
\(\omega\) omega load per unit length \(lbf\;/\;ft\) \(N\;/\;m\)
\(K\) - loading factor - -
\(\chi\) chi Lockhart-Martinelli parameter dimensionless number dimensionless number
\(x \;,\; y\) - location \(in\) \(m\)
\(\Lambda\) Lambda logarithmic decrement - -
\(LMTD\) - logarithmic mean temperature differential - -
\(s\) - long range order parameter - -
\(L\) - Lorenz coefficient - -
\(K\) - loss coefficient - -
\(F_l\) - loss factor - -
\(L_n\) - loudness level - -
\(LHV\) - lower heating value \(Btu \;/\; lbm\) \(kJ \;/\; kg\)
\(L\) - luminosity - \(W\)