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Abbreviations and symbols

AC alternating current

ASTM

American Society for Testing Materials

a.v.

of the value

bar

unit for presure, 1 bar = 100 kPa (105 Pa)

Bq or curie

unit for radiation (becquerel and ci - including mikrocurie µCi, respectively)

desitex

(see tex)

dyn/cm

dyn per centimeter (se newton)

ehk

effective horsepower

barrel

1 barrel= 158,987dm3 (liter)

yield point (limit)

the tension, at which a material becomes "liquid" (tension per square unit)

Hz

hertz (unit for frequency)(khz = kilohertz)

carat

1 carat= 0,200 grams

kcal

kilocalorie(s)

Kelvin

unit for thermodynamc temperature og difference in temperatures (0°C=273,15°K)

kgf

kilogram force (unit for power)

kVA

kilovolt amperes (kvar = kilovolt - amperes - reactive)

square foot

1 square foot = 0,0929 m2

L.

Linné (Linné-taxonomy)

M

mega

m-

meta-

micron

0,001 mm

Mullen

name of a special apparatus for measuring the burst strength of paper

N

newton (unit for power) (1N=1kg.m/s2 1N=105 dyn) (N/m=newton pr. m)

number metric

unit for thickness of yarn (nm); The number states the number x 1000 m yarn weighing 1 kg

o-

ortho-

p-

para-

Pa

pascal, unit for pressure and tension (1Pa = 1N/m2)

spp.

species lat.

specific weight

weight per volume unit (specific gravity)

T

tesla = 10 kilogauss (measure unit for magnetic flux density)

tex

unit for the weight of a yarn calculated on the basis of grams per 1000 m yarn, e.g., 1 tex = a yarn of a length of 1000 m weighing 1 g. 1 desitex = 1tex : 10)

tonn/h

tonn per hour

var.

varietas lat. (varietys)

vol.

volume