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Abbreviated list of quantities, units and symbols in physical chemistry

Prepared for publication by K. H. Homann

This list is intended as a ready reference to the symbols most frequently used by authors, teachers and students in chemistry and related disciplines. It is based on the more comprehensive IUPAC document "Quantities, Units and Symbols in Physical Chemistry".

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1. Base SI Units
2. SI Prefixes
3. Examples of SI Derived Units with Special Names and Symbols
4. Recommended Symbols for Commonly Used Physical Quantities

5. Units Outside the SI

6. Values of Some Fundamental Constants
7. References

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