# Essential Quantities and Units

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Time
t - seconds (s)
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Force
F - Newton (N)
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Weight
W - Newton (N)
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Velocity
v - Metres per second (m/s)
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Speed
s - Metres per second (m/s)
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Distance
d or s - metres (m)
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Acceleration
a - Metres per second^2 (m/s^2)
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Mass
m - Kilogram (kg)
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Moment
M - Newton metre (Nm)
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Energy
E - Joules (J)
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Work Done
W - Joules (J)
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Power
P - Watts (W)
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Current
I (capital i) - Ampere (A)
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Potential Difference (Voltage)
V - Volts (V)
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Resistence
R - Ohm (horseshoe shape (omega))
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Charge
Q - Coulomb (C)
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Frequency
f - Hertz (Hz)
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Pressure
p - Newton per metre^2 (N/m^2)
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Temperature
T - Degrees Celsius (oC)
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Density
p or d - Grams per cm^2 or Kg per metre^2 (g/cm^2 or kg/m^2)
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Wavelength
Lamda - Metre (m)
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Specific Heat Capacity
c - Joules per kilogram degrees celsius (J/(Kg oC)
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Specific Latent Heat
l (lower case L) - Joules per kilogram (J/Kg)
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## Other cards in this set

F - Newton (N)

Force

W - Newton (N)

### Card 4

#### Front

v - Metres per second (m/s)

### Card 5

#### Front

s - Metres per second (m/s)