Greek Alphabet and Science

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Greek Alphabet and Science. Physics 2013 TCS. Background. Greek letters are not only fundamental to our writing system and language, but also to our scientific and mathematic communities as they are often used to symbolize certain concepts. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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<p>Greek Alphabet and Science</p> <p>Greek Alphabet and SciencePhysics 2013TCS1BackgroundGreek letters are not only fundamental to our writing system and language, but also to our scientific and mathematic communities as they are often used to symbolize certain concepts.As this will be extremely important to your years work, you should take excellent notes on everything important!2</p> <p> Alpha</p> <p>Angular Acceleration (physics)Thermal coefficient of expansion (chemistry)Helium atom (chemistry and physics)</p> <p>3</p> <p> Beta</p> <p>Beta particles or electrons (chemistry and physics)4</p> <p> Gamma</p> <p>gamma radiation (physics and chemistry)Surface energy in (materials science) the Lorentz factor in theory of relativity (physics) The heat capacity ratio Cp/Cv in thermodynamics (physics)The activity coefficient in thermodynamics (physics) And many more.</p> <p>5</p> <p> Delta</p> <p>Change (ALL science and math)6</p> <p> Epsilon</p> <p>Arbitrarily small positive quantity (math)Limit Ordinal in set theory (math)Ratio of extension (physics)Electromagnetic field of a circuit (physics)The brightest star in a constellation (astronomy) And many more7</p> <p> Zeta</p> <p>Damping ratio of a spring (physics)Effective nuclear charge (chemistry)Heat flux through a plane (materials science)Lag angle through a blade (engineering)And many more8</p> <p> Eta</p> <p>Refractive index (physics)7th Brightest star in a constellation (astronomy)Elasticity (economics)DNA polymerase found in higher eukaryotic cells(biology)And many more9 Theta</p> <p>Plane angle (math and physics)Population mutation rate (biology)Earth day (earth science)Brain signal frequency (neurobiology)And many more10</p> <p> Iota</p> <p>Used in APL and Go programming (Computer science)Imaginary #s (math)Unit vector (math and statistics)11</p> <p> Kappa</p> <p>Compressibility of a compound (Chemistry)Opioid receptors (pharmacology)Torsional constant (physics)Diagnostic reliability (psychology)And more12</p> <p> Lambda</p> <p>Symbol for Aphex Twin (Pop Music)Wavelength (Physics)Conductance of a electrolyte solution (chem)Radioactive decay constant (physics)Charge density (physics)Type of particle (physics and chemistry)King Louis XIII s monogram and the symbol for the Spartan Army (HistoryAnd many more13</p> <p> Mu</p> <p>Coefficient of friction (physics)Magnetic dipole moment (physics)Important opioid receptor (pharmacology)Symbol for muon particle (physics and chem)Average population (statistics)Mu major cord (music)And many more14</p> <p> Nu</p> <p>Stoichometric coefficient (chemistry)DNA polymerase in higher eukaryotes (biology)Degree of freedom (statistics)Frequency (physics)And many more15</p> <p> Xi</p> <p>Important part of protein in embryonic red blood cells (biology)A universal set (set theory)And many more16</p> <p> Omicron</p> <p>13th star in a constellationPlanet in Futurama and Star Trek17</p> <p> Pi</p> <p>Hopefully we know what this isRatio of circumference to diameter (math and physics)A type of elementary particle: pi meson (physics)Osmotic pressure (chemistry)Profit (economics)And more18</p> <p> Rho</p> <p>Density (physics)Resistivity (physics)Charge density (physics) Discount rate (economics)Important RNA protein (biology)And many more19</p> <p> Sigma</p> <p>Type of bond (chemistry)Type of receptor (biology)Boltzmann constant (physics)Surface tension (physics)Electrical conductivity (physics)And more20</p> <p> Tau</p> <p>Torque (physics)Tau lepton particle (physics)Specific tax amount (economics)Type of chicken (jk)Golden ratio (math)And more21</p> <p> Upsilon</p> <p>Type of particle (physics)A type of car One other nonsensical thing22</p> <p> Phi</p> <p>Electrical potential (physics)Work (physics) Angle of friction or second angle mentioned (math and physics)An aromatic containing compound (chemistry) And more</p> <p>23</p> <p> Chi</p> <p>Abbreviation for Christ600Frequently used in statistics24</p> <p> Psi</p> <p>Wave function (physics)Type of meson particle (physics)Freaky rare acid symbol and specific angle in proteins (biochemistry)A type of sword (killing)And more25</p> <p> Omega</p> <p>The end (whew!)Ohm or resistance (physics)Angular velocity (physics)A type of baryon particle (physics)Density of the universe (astronomy)Oxygen-18 (chemistry)And more26Other CharactersSan (M)Digamma (F)Stigma QoppaSampiSho Heta Tsan </p> <p>27HmmmPerhaps a quiz next time.Remember I only focus on whats IMPORTANT, just like you should have in your notes!28</p>