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Abbreviations for common units

The following are the basic units used for specifying and designing concrete.

kg............kilogram
kN............kiloNewton (equal to 0.1 tonnes)
l...............litre
m.............metre
mm..........millimetre
mV..........millivolt
GPa.........gigaPascal (= kN/mm2)
MN..........megaNewton
MPa........megaPascal (= N/mm2)
Pa...........Pascal
s.............second


Acknowledgement: The Concrete Society