A Dictionary of Weights, Measures, and Units

A Dictionary of Weights, Measures, and Units

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Blackwell North Amer
This comprehensive and authoritative dictionary provides clear definitions of all the units, prefixes, and styling of the Systeme International (SI), as well as industry-specific and traditional terms currently in usage. It shows the evolution of the original basic metric system into the sophisticated SI, and parallel developments with other units of measure and their sequential definitions and sizing.
This new reference work will prove invaluable to professional scientists, engineers and technicians, as well as to students and the general user.

Oxford University Press
This comprehensive and authoritative dictionary provides clear definitions of units, prefixes, and styles of weights and measures within the Système International (SI), as well as traditional, and industry-specific units. It also includes general historical and scientific background, covering the development of the sequential definitions and sizing of units. This new reference work will prove invaluable to professional scientists, engineers, technicians as well as to students and the general user.


Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2002
ISBN: 9780198605225
0198605226
Branch Call Number: 530.81 F36d
Characteristics: x, 331 p. ; 20 cm
Alternative Title: Weights, measures, and units

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