# Formula Symbols - W

Written by Jerry Ratzlaff on . 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 $$Btu/lbm$$ $$kJ/kg$$