The glossary story... Home    Author    Research    Methodology    Contact
  Glossary terms... A    B    C    D    E    F    G    H    I    J    K    L    M    N    O    P    Q    R    S    T    U    V    W    XYZ    numbers
  Collections... dose    elements    neutrons    nuclides    radiation    radioactive decay    reactions    reactors radiation safety   
units    U.S.Regs   
  Further Reading... general    nuclear science    nuclear engineering    health physics   
feet per hour
A unit of velocity equivalent to 8.466667x10-5 meters per second.

Symbol: ft/h.

feet per minute
A unit of velocity equivalent to 5.08x10-3 meters per second.

Symbol: ft/min.

feet per second
A unit of velocity equivalent to 0.3048 meters per second.

Symbol: ft/s.

ft/h
A symbol for feet per hour.

ft/min
A symbol for feet per minute.

ft/s
A symbol for feet per second.

inches per second
A unit of velocity defined as exactly 2.54x10-2 meters per second.

Symbol: in/s.

in/s
A symbol for inches per second.

kilometers per hour
A unit of velocity 2.777778x10-1 meters per second.

Symbol: kph.

km/h
A symbol for kilometers per hour.

knot
A unit of velocity defined exactly as 1 nautical mile per hour and equivalent to 5.14444x10-1 meters per second.

Synonym: nautical miles per hour.


kph
A symbol for kilometers per hour.

meters per second
The SI standard unit for velocity.

Symbol: m/s; mps.

mi/h
A symbol for miles per hour.

mi/min
A symbol for miles per minute.

mi/s
A symbol for miles per second.

miles per hour
A unit of velocity defined as exactly 4.4704x10-1 meters per second, and as exactly 1.609344 km/h.

Symbols: mi/h; mph.

miles per minute
A unit of velocity defined as exactly 2.68224x101 meters per minute.

Symbol: mi/min.

miles per second
A unit of velocity defined as exactly 1.609344x103 meters per second.

Symbol: mi/s.

mph
A symbol for miles per hour.

mps
A symbol for meters per second.

m/s
A symbol for meters per second.

nautical miles per hour
A synonym for knot.

speed of light
A synonym for speed of light in a vacuum.

speed of light in a vacuum
The distance that light travels in a vacuum per unit time. It has a value (1998 CODATA) of exactly 2.99792458x108 meters per second.

Symbols: c; c0.

speed of sound
The speed at which sound travels in a given medium under specified conditions. The speed of sound at sea level in the International Standard Atmosphere is 1108 feet per second or 1215 kilometers per hour.

v
A symbol for velocity.

velocity
A measurement unit derived from the base units length and time, and expressed as length divided by time.

Symbol: v.


Copyright © 2003-2006 Scientific Digital Visions, Inc. All rights reserved.

Our partner sites:
Argus Clearinghouse 
donna cerca uomo empoli . incontri per adulti agrigento