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Unformatted text preview: •1 Supplementary Materials Supplementary Materials Supplementary Materials Supplementary Materials Contents Contents Contents Contents s Symbols (Greek alphabet) s Metric system s Conversions s Dimensions & units s Scalars & vectors s Reporting results & significant digits Greek Alphabet Greek Alphabet Greek Alphabet Greek Alphabet Case English Name Case English Name Upper Lower Upper Lower Α α alpha Ν v nu Β β beta Ξ ξ xi Γ γ gamma Ο o omicron Δ δ delta Π π pi Ε ε epsilon Ρ ρ rho Ζ ζ zeta Σ σ or ς sigma Η η eta Τ τ tau Θ θ theta Υ υ upsilon I ι iota Φ φ or φ phi Κ κ kappa Χ χ chi Λ λ lambda Ψ ψ psi Μ μ mu Ω ω omega Metric System Metric System Metric System Metric System • Basic Units Basic Units Basic Units Basic Units Length meter m Time second s Mass kilogram kg Temperature Kelvin K Electrical current ampere A Amount of substance mole mol Luminous intensity candela cd Metric System Metric System Metric System Metric System Examples of Derived Units Examples of Derived Units Examples of Derived Units Examples of Derived Units Force Newton N kg m s-2 Energy joule J kg m 2 s-2 Power watt W kg m 2 s-3 Frequency hertz Hz s-1 Charge coulomb C A s Capacitance farad F C 2 s 2 kg-1 m-2 Magnetic Induction tesla T kg A-1 s-2 Source: Bureau International des Poids et Measures Metric System Metric System Metric System Metric System- Multiples of 10 Factor Prefix Symbol 10 24 yotta Y 10 21 zetta Z 10 18 exa E 10 15 peta P 10 12 tera T 10 9 giga G 10 6 mega M 10 3 kilo k 10 2 hecto h 10 1 deca da Factor Prefix Symbol 10- 1 deci d 10- 2 centi c 10- 3 milli m 10- 6 micro μ 10- 9 nano n 10- 12 pico...
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This note was uploaded on 11/10/2011 for the course GEOL 455 taught by Professor Perfect during the Fall '11 term at University of Tennessee.

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