A basic introduction to the metric system. Covers: the three classes of SI units a the SI prefixes; units outside the SI; rules a style conventions for printing a using units; rules a style conventions for expressing values of quantities; comments on some quantities a their units; rules a style conventions for spelling unit names; printing a using symbols a numbers in scientific a technical documents; a check list for reviewing manuscripts. Appendix: definitions of SI base units a the radian a Steradian; conversion factors, a comments on the references of the SI for the U.S. Extensive bibliography.... pound per second (lb/s) kilogram per second (kg/s) 4.535 924 E-01 pound per square foot (lb/ft2) kilogram per square ... shake nanosecond (ns) 1.0 E+01 slug ( slug) kilogram (kg) 1.459 390 E + 01 slug per cubic foot (slug/ft3) kilogram peranbsp;...

Title | : | Guide for the Use of the International System of Units (SI) |

Author | : | Barry Taylor |

Publisher | : | DIANE Publishing - 1995-11 |

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