Speed, v [m·s-1], is the distance, s [m], covered by a particle per unit time, irrespective of geometrical direction in space. Therefore, speed is not a vector, in contrast to velocity.
v = ds/dt [m·s-1]
Abbreviation: v [m·s-1]
Reference: Gnaiger 2018 MiPschool Tromso A2
Communicated by Gnaiger E 2018-10-20
MitoPedia concepts: Ergodynamics