Formula Symbols - W

Written by Jerry Ratzlaff. Posted in Nomenclature & Symbols for Engineering, Mathematics, and Science

SymbolGreek SymbolDefinitionUSMetric
\( WHP\) - water horsepower \(hp\) -
\(WS\) - water surface - -
\( P\) - watt \(Watt\) \(Watt\)
\(\lambda\) lambda wavelength \(ft\) \(m\)
\(We\) - Weber number dimensionless number dimensionless number
\(W\) - weight \(ft\) \(m\)
\(\gamma\) gamma weight density - -
\(Wi\) - Weissenberg number dimensionless number dimensionless number
\(w\) - width \(ft\) \(m\)
\(\alpha\) alpha Womersley number dimensionless number dimensionless number
\( W\) - work \(ft-lbf\) \(kW\)
\( W\) - work per unit mass \(Btu/lbm\) \(kJ/kg\)