Formula Symbols - L

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SymbolGreek SymbolDefinitionUSMetric
\(La\) - Laplace number dimensionless number dimensionless number
\(L\) - latent heat - -
\(L_s\)   latent heat of steam - -
\(d\) - length \(ft\) \(m\)
\(l\) - length \(ft\) \(m\)
\(\Delta l\) delta length differential - -
\(l_d\) - length differential - -
\(Le\) - 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) \(ft/sec\) \(m/s\)
\( \alpha_l\) alpha linear thermal expansion coefficient \( in\) -
\( \chi\) chi Lockhart-Martinelli parameter dimensionless number dimensionless number
\(LMTD\) - logarithmic mean temperature differential - -
\(K\) - loss coefficient - -
\(L\) - luminosity - \(W\)