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Guidelines for Examination

 
 
1.4
Special authorised names and symbols of decimal multiples and submultiples of SI units 

 

Quantity

Unit

 

 

 

Name

Symbol

Value

Volume

litre

l or L(1)

1 l = 1 dm3 = 10-3 m3

Mass

tonne

t

1 t = 1 Mg = 103 kg

Pressure, stress

bar

bar

1 bar = 105 Pa

(1)
The two symbols 'l' and 'L' may be used for the litre unit. 
The prefixes and their symbols listed in F-II, Annex 2, 1.3 may be used in conjunction with the units and symbols contained in this table.