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Standardization of Symbols and Units for Environmental Research

Report Number: AMRL TR 66-115
Author: Kaufman, W. C.
Corporate Author: Aerospace Medical Research Laboratories
Laboratory: Aerospace Medical Research Laboratories
Date of Publication: 1966-08
Pages: 12
Contract: Laboratory Research - No Contract
Project: 7222
Task: 722207
AD Number: AD0644684

A logical system of symbols to designate the widely accepted biological variables routinely measured in environmental research is described. Upper case letters are used for three major symbols of temperature, heat quantity, and rate of heat transfer. These are modified by upper case subscripts for physical variables and lower case subscripts for biological variables.

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