Symbols and Abbreviations


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Symbols and Abbreviations
Symbols and AbbreviationsFor symbols of chemical elements, see Sec. 6; for abbreviations applying to metric weights and measures and SI units, Sec. 1; SI unit prefixes are listed on p. 1–19.Pairs of parentheses, brackets, etc., are frequently used in this work to indicate corresponding values. For example, the statement that “the cost per kW of a 30,000-kW plant is $86; of a 15,000-kW plant, $98; and of an 8,000-kW plant, $112,” is condensed as follows: The cost per kW of a 30,000 (15,000) [8,000]-k…
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Eugene A. Avallone; Theodore Baumeister III; Ali Sadegh: Marks’ Standard Handbook for Mechanical Engineers, Eleventh Edition. Symbols and Abbreviations, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2007), AccessEngineering Export