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Physical Quantities and the Units of the International System (SI)

ISBN:
1-56700-047-9 (Print)

Physical Quantities and the Units of the International System (SI)

Описание

The ultimate reference for all questions regarding physical quantities, units, numerical values, and quantity equations. Covers all the systems of measurement and conventions used in science, and gives invaluable information for the printing and writing physical quantities and units of measurement.



254 pages, © 1995

Содержание:

1 Physical Quantities, Units, Numerical Values and Quantity Equations
1.1 Sensors and Natural Phenomena
1.2 Physical Quantities
1.3 Units of Measurement and Numerical Values for Physical Quantities
1.4 The Invariance of Quantities when Using Various Units
1.5 Quantitative Equations
1.6 Numerical Equations
1.7 Adjusted Quantitative Equations
1.8 The Transition from Numerical to Quantitative Equations
1.9 Equations of Units
1.10 Dimensions
2 The System of Units of Measurement and the Conventions Concerning the Meter
2.1 The System of Units of Measurement
2.2 The Metric System
2.3 The Convention Concerning the Meter
2.4 The Unit of Measurement of Mass, the Kilogram
2.5 The Unit of Measurement and the Measure
2.6 Standard Measure of “Etalon”
2.7 The CGS System of Units of Measurement
2.8 The MTS System of Units of Measurement for Mechanics
2.9 The Technical System of Units of Measurement (TS)
2.10 Anglo-American Systems of Units of Measurement
2.11 The “Giorgi” or the MKSA System of Units of Measurement
2.12 The International System of Units of Measurement (SI)
2.13 Units of Measurement not Included in the System
2.14 Decimal Units of Measurement
2.15 Combined (Mixed) Units
2.16 Legal Units of Measurement
3 Printing and Writing Physical Quantities and Units of Measuremen
3.1 Printing and Writing Physical Quantities
3.2 Mathematical Operations Involving Physical Quantities
3.3 Printing and Writing Units of Measurement and Numerical Values
3.4 Indices
3.5 Symbols for Chemical Elements, Nuclides and Particles
3.6 Quantum States
3.7 Roman (Upright) and Italic (Sloping) Type
3.8 Grouping and Writing Numbers
3.9 Tables for Expressions of Physical Quantities
3.10 Greek Alphabet
3.11 Roman Numbers
4 The Definitions of the Units of Measurement
5 Physical Quantities and International (SI) Units for Different Fields of Physics
6 Conversion Tables
7 Appendices
References