GREEK ALPHABET

NAME

UPPER CASE

COMMONLY DESIGNATES

LOWER CASE

COMMONLY DESIGNATES

Alpha

A

 

a

angles, area, absorption factor, atten. constant, I gain CB config.

Beta

B

 

b

angles, coefficients, phase constant, flux density, I gain CE config.

Gamma

G

complex propagation constant

g

angles, specific gravity, elect. conductivity, propag’n constant

Delta

D

increment, determinant, permittivity, variation

d

angles, density, increment

Epsilon

E

 

e

2.71828 18284 59045 23536,  base of natural logs, dielectric constant, electrical intensity

Zeta

Z

impedance

z

coordinates, coefficients

Eta

H

 

h

hysteresis, coordinates, efficiency intrinsic impedance

Theta

Q

 

q

angular phase displacement, time constant, reluctance

Iota

I

current

i

unit vector

Kappa

K

 

k

coupling coefficient, susceptibility, dielectric constant

Lambda

L

permeance

l

wavelength, attenuation constant

Mu

M

 

m

prefix micro, amplification factor, permeability

Nu

N

 

n

frequency, reluctivity

Xi

X

 

x

coordinates, output coefficients

Omicron

O

 

o

reference point

Pi

P

 

p

3.14159 26535 89793 23846

Rho

R

 

r

resistivity, volume charge density, coordinates

Sigma

S

summation

s

electrical conductivity, leakage coefficient, complex propag’n constant

Tau

T

 

t

time constant, time phase displacement, transmission factor, torque

Upsilon

U

 

u

 

Phi

F

scalar potential, magnetic flux, radiant flux

f

phase angle

Chi

C

 

c

angles, electrical susceptibility

Psi

Y

 

y

angles, coordinates, dielectric flux, phase difference

Omega

W

resistance in ohms

w

angular velocity (2p f)

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