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 Abbreviated list of quantities, units and symbols in physical chemistry

 4.9 Physical quantities: electrochemistry

Physical Quantity Symbol SI Unit
charge number of and ion z 1
ionic strength Ic mol m-3
Im mol kg-1
electromotive force, electrode potential E V
electrochemical potential J mol-1
overpotential h V
pH pH 1
charge number of a cell reaction n, z 1
electrokinetic potential z V
molar conductivity (of an electrolyte) L S m2 mol-1
molar conductivity (of an ion), ionic conductivity l S m2 mol-1
 electric mobility u m2 V-1 s-1
transport number t 1

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