Formula Symbols - W

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Formula Symbols - W

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SymbolGreek SymbolDefinitionUSMetricValue
\(W\) - Wahl correction factor - -  -
\(f\) - Wallis parameter dimensionless dimensionless  -
\(Q_w\) - water flow rate \(ft^3 \;/\; sec\) \(m^3 \;/\; s\)  -
\(q\) - water flow rate increment \(gpm\) \(L \;/\; s\)  -
\( WHP\) - water horsepower \(hp\) -  -
\(WkW\) - water kilowatts - \(kW\)  -
\(WS\) - water surface - -  -
\(v_w\) - water velocity \(ft\;/\;sec\) \(m\;/\;s\)  -
\( P\) - watt \(Watt\) \(Watt\)  -
\(H\) - wave height \(ft\) \(m\)  -
\(\lambda\) lambda wavelength \(ft\) \(m\)  -
\(\lambda_l\) lambda wavelength (longitudinal) constant constant \(2.835967539\;x\;10^{-17}\;m\)
\(\Psi\) Psi wave function - -  -
\(\sigma^1\) sigma wave number - -  -
\(\sigma\) sigma wave vector - -  -
\(\lambda\) lambda wave velocity \(ft \;/\; sec\) \(m \;/\; s\)  -
\(A_{web}\) - web area in a steel beam equal to the depth x web thickness \(in^2 \;or\; ft^2\) \(mm^2 \;or\; m^2\)  -
\(t_w\) - web thickness \(in\) \(mm\) -
\(We\) - Weber number dimensionless dimensionless  -
\(G\), \(\;P\), \(\;W\) - weight \(lbf\) \(N\)  -
\(W_{\rho}\) rho weight density \(lb\;/\;ft^3\) \(kg\;/\;m^3\)  -
\(\gamma\) gamma weight of a fluid \(lbf\) \(N\)  -
\(\theta_w\) theda Weinberg angle dimensionless constant dimensionless constant \(0.22290\)
\(Wi\) - Weissenberg number dimensionless dimensionless  -
\(W\) - weld size \(in\) \(mm\)  -
\(A_{throat}\) - weld, area cross the throat of the weld \(in^2 \;or\; ft^2\) \(mm^2 \;or\; m^2\)  -
\(C_M\) - wet service factor for wood design - -  -
\(P_w\) - wetted perimeter - -  -
\(M\) - whole number - -  -
\(w\) - width \(ft\) \(m\)  -
\(b\)   width, often cross-section \(in \;or\; ft\) \(mm \;or\; m\)  -
\(b_f\) - width of the flange of a steel beam cross-section \(in\) \(mm\)  -
\(b_{entropy}\) - Wien entropy displacement law constant constant constant \(3.002\;916\;077...\;x\;10^{-3}\;m\;K\)
\(b'\) - Wien frequency displacement law constant constant constant \(5.878\;925\;757...\;x\;10^{10}\;Hz\;K^{-1}\)
\(b\) - Wien wavelength displacement law constant constant constant \(2.897\;771\;955...\;x\;10^{-3}\;m\;K\)
\(\alpha\) alpha Womersley number dimensionless dimensionless  -
\(W\) - work \(ft-lbf\) \(J\)  -
\(W\) - work \(Btu\) \(kJ\)  -
\(W\) - work \(HP-hr\) \(MJ\)  -
\(W\) - work done on a system \(ft-lbf\) \(kW\)  -
\(\phi\) phi work function - -  -
\(W\) - work per unit mass \(Btu\;/\;lbm\) \(kJ\;/\;kg\)  -