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1999

Scientific Unit Conversion

A Practical Guide to Metrication

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978-1-85233-043-9
9781852330439
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LVKQE4G
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Expanded, revised and updated here, this detailed guide is truly unique, giving accurate metric equivalents and conversion factors for no fewer than 10,000 scientific units with detailed descriptions of over 2,000. It covers the whole spectrum of science, technology and medicine, and deals with US, British, conventional metric, historic and SI units. The pocket-sized format and slot-in user guide bookmark makes it handy and user-friendly, a great time-saver, and a perfect addition to any research department, engineers , scientists or students library.
Inhaltsverzeichnis
1 Introduction.- 1.1 Why a Conversion Handbook.- 1.2 How to Use This Book.- 2 The International System of Units.- 2.1 History.- 2.2 The General Conference on Weights and Measures.- 2.3 Organization of the SI.- 2.3.1 SI Base Units.- 2.3.2 SI Supplementary Units.- 2.3.3 SI Derived Units.- 2.3.4 Non-SI and SI Units Used in Combination.- 2.3.4.1 Commonly Used Legal Non-SI Units.- 2.3.4.2 Non-SI Units Defined by Experiment.- 2.3.4.3 Non-SI Units Temporarily Maintained.- 2.3.4.4 Non-SI Units Which Must be Discontinued.- 2.4 SI Prefixes.- 3 Other Systems of Units.- 3.1 MTS, MKpS, MKSA.- 3.1.1 The MKpS System.- 3.1.2 The MTS System.- 3.1.3 The MKSA (Giorgi) System.- 3.2 Cgs, Gauss, IEUS, a.u.- 3.2.1 The cgs System.- 3.2.1.1 The esu Subsystem.- 3.2.1.2 The emu Subsystem.- 3.2.2 The Gauss System.- 3.2.3 International Electrical Units.- 3.2.4 Atomic Units (a.u.).- 3.3 British and American Systems of Units.- 3.3.1 Imperial Units.- 3.3.1.1 Imperial Units of Length.- 3.3.1.1.1 UK Linear Measure.- 3.3.1.1.2 UK Nautical Measure.- 3.3.1.1.3 UK Surveyors’ Measure.- 3.3.1.2 Imperial Units of Area.- 3.3.1.2.1 UK Measures of Area.- 3.3.1.2.2 UK Surveyor’s Measure.- 3.3.1.2.3 Circular Units.- 3.3.1.3 Imperial Units of Volume and Capacity.- 3.3.1.3.1 UK Measures of Volume.- 3.3.1.3.2 UK Liquid Measure.- 3.3.1.3.3 UK Dry Measure.- 3.3.1.4 Imperial Units of Weight.- 3.3.1.4.1 UK Avoirdupois Weight.- 3.3.1.4.2 UK Apothecaries’ Weight.- 3.3.1.4.3 UK Troy Weight.- 3.3.2 The American System of Measures (US Customary Units).- 3.3.2.1 US Customary Units of Length.- 3.3.2.1.1 US Linear Measure.- 3.3.2.1.2 US Nautical Measure.- 3.3.2.1.3 US Surveyors’ Measure.- 3.3.2.2 US Customary Units of Area.- 3.3.2.2.1 US Measures of Area.- 3.3.2.2.2 US Surveyors’ Measure.- 3.3.2.2.3 Circular Units.- 3.3.2.3 US Units of Volume and Capacity.- 3.3.2.3.1 US Measures of Volume.- 3.3.2.3.2 US Liquid Measure.- 3.3.2.3.3 US Dry Measure.- 3.3.2.3.4 US Apothecaries’ Measures of Capacity.- 3.3.2.4 US Customary Units of Weight.- 3.3.2.4.1 US Avoirdupois Weight.- 3.3.2.4.2 US Apothecaries’ Weight.- 3.3.2.4.3 US Troy Weight.- 3.3.3 Obsolete Weight and Capacity Measures.- 3.3.3.1 UK Units for Beer, Wines and Spirits.- 3.3.3.2 UK Clothes Units of Length.- 3.3.3.3 UK and US Hay and Straw Weights.- 3.3.3.4 UK Weight for Wool.- 3.4 The Foot-Pound-Second (FPS) System.- 3.5 Ancient and Obsolete Systems of Weights and Measures.- 3.5.1 Systems from Antiquity.- 3.5.1.1 The Chinese System.- 3.5.1.1.1 Old Chinese Units of Length.- 3.5.1.1.2 Old Chinese Units of Area.- 3.5.1.1.3 Old Chinese Units of Weight.- 3.5.1.1.4 Old Chinese Units of Capacity.- 3.5.1.2 The Indian System.- 3.5.1.2.1 Old Indian Units of Length.- 3.5.1.2.2 Indian Units of Weight.- 3.5.1.2.3 Indian Units of Capacity.- 3.5.1.3 The Egyptian System.- 3.5.1.3.1 Egyptian Units of Length.- 3.5.1.3.2 Egyptian Units of Area.- 3.5.1.3.3 Egyptian Units of Weight.- 3.5.1.3.4 Egyptian Units of Capacity.- 3.5.1.4 The Assyrio-Chaldean-Persian System.- 3.5.1.4.1 Persian Units of Length.- 3.5.1.4.2 Persian Units of Area.- 3.5.1.4.3 Persian Units of Weight.- 3.5.1.4.4 Persian Units of Capacity.- 3.5.1.5 The Hebrew System.- 3.5.1.5.1 Hebrew Units of Length.- 3.5.1.5.2 Hebrew Units of Weight (Sacred System).- 3.5.1.5.3 Hebrew Units of Weight (Talmudic System).- 3.5.1.5.4 Hebrew Units of Capacity (Dry).- 3.5.1.5.5 Hebrew Units of Capacity (Liquids).- 3.5.1.6 The Greek System (Attic).- 3.5.1.6.1 Greek Units of Length.- 3.5.1.6.2 Greek Units of Weight.- 3.5.1.6.3 Greek Units of Capacity (Dry).- 3.5.1.6.4 Greek Units of Capacity (Liquids).- 3.5.1.7 The Roman System.- 3.5.1.7.1 Roman Units of Length.- 3.5.1.7.2 Roman Units of Area.- 3.5.1.7.3 Roman Units of Weight.- 3.5.1.7.4 Roman Units of Capacity (Dry).- 3.5.1.7.5 Roman Units of Capacity (Liquids).- 3.5.1.8 The Arabic System>.- 3.5.1.8.1 Arabic Units of Length.- 3.5.1.8.2 Arabic Units of Area.- 3.5.1.8.3 Arabic Units of Weight System of the Prophet).- 3.5.1.8.4 Arabic Units of Capacity.- 3.5.2 Obsolete National and Regional Systems.- 3.5.2.1 Old French System (Ancien Régime).- 3.5.2.1.1 Old French Units of Length.- 3.5.2.1.2 Old French Units of Area.- 3.5.2.1.3 Old French Units of Capacity.- 3.5.2.1.4 Old French Units of Weight.- 3.5.2.2 Old French System (1812–1840).- 3.5.2.3 Old Italian System.- 3.5.2.3.1 Italian Units of Length.- 3.5.2.3.2 Old Italian Units of Weight.- 3.5.2.3.3 Old Italian Measures (Regional Variations).- 3.5.2.4 Old Spanish System (Castillian).- 3.5.2.4.1 Old Spanish Units of Length.- 3.5.2.4.2 Old Spanish Units of Area.- 3.5.2.4.3 Old Spanish Units of Weight.- 3.5.2.4.4 Old Spanish Units of Capacity (Liquids).- 3.5.2.4.5 Old Spanish Units of Capacity (Dry).- 3.5.2.5 Old Portuguese System.- 3.5.2.5.1 Old Portuguese Units of Length.- 3.5.2.5.2 Old Portuguese Units of Area.- 3.5.2.5.3 Old Portuguese Units of Weight.- 3.5.2.5.4 Old Portuguese Units of Capacity (Dry).- 3.5.2.5.5 Old Portuguese Units of Capacity (Liquids).- 3.5.2.6 Old Dutch System.- 3.5.2.6.1 Old Dutch Units of Length.- 3.5.2.6.2 Old Dutch Units of Weight.- 3.5.2.6.3 Old Dutch Units of Capacity (Dry).- 3.5.2.6.4 Old Dutch Units of Capacity (Liquids).- 3.5.2.7 Old German System (Prussian).- 3.5.2.7.1 Old German Units of Length.- 3.5.2.7.2 Old German Units of Weight.- 3.5.2.7.3 Old German Units of Capacity (Dry).- 3.5.2.7.4 Old German Units of Capacity (Liquids).- 3.5.2.8 Old Russian System.- 3.5.2.8.1 Old Russian Units of Length.- 3.5.2.8.2 Old Russian Units of Weight (Ordinary).- 3.5.2.8.3 Old Russian Units of Weight (Apothecary).- 3.5.2.8.4 Old Russian Units of Capacity (Dry).- 3.5.2.8.5 Old Russian Units of Capacity (Liquids).- 3.5.2.9 Old Swedish System.- 3.5.2.9.1 Old Swedish Units of Length.- 3.5.2.9.2 Old Swedish Units of Weight.- 3.5.2.9.3 Old Swedish Units of Capacity (Dry).- 3.5.2.9.4 Old Swedish Units of Capacity (Liquids).- 3.5.2.10 Old Japanese System.- 3.5.2.10.1 Old Japanese Units of Length.- 3.5.2.10.2 Old Japanese Units of Area.- 3.5.2.10.3 Old Japanese Units of Capacity.- 3.5.2.10.4 Old Japanese Units of Weight.- 4 Conversion Tables.- 4.1 Units in Alphabetical Order.- 4.2 Conversion Tables Listed by Physical Quantities.- 4.2.1 Conversion Tables for Units of Mass.- 4.2.2 Conversion Tables for Units of Length.- 4.2.3 Conversion Tables for Units of Area.- 4.2.4 Conversion Tables for Units of Volume and Capacity.- 4.2.5 Conversion Table for Units of Linear Density.- 4.2.6 Conversion Table for Units of Surface Mass Density.- 4.2.7 Conversion Table for Units of Mass Density.- 4.2.8 Conversion Table for Units of Specific Gravity.- 4.2.9 Conversion Table for Units of Time.- 4.2.10 Conversion Table for Units of Dynamic Viscosity.- 4.2.11 Conversion Table for Units of Kinematic Viscosity.- 4.2.12 Conversion Table for Units of Linear Velocity.- 4.2.13 Conversion Table for Units of Angular Velocity.- 4.2.14 Conversion Table for Units of Force.- 4.2.15 Conversion Table for Units of Pressure and Stress.- 4.2.16 Conversion Table for Units of Energy, Heat and Work.- 4.2.17 Conversion Table for Units of Power.- 4.2.18 Conversion Table for Units of Plane and Solid Angle.- 4.2.19 Conversion Table for Units of Thermal Conductivity.- 4.2.20 Conversion Table for Units of Concentration.- 4.2.21 Conversion Table for Units of Temperature.- 4.2.22 Conversion Table for Electrical Units.- 4.2.23 Conversion Table for Units Used in Magnetism.- 4.2.24 Conversion Table for Photometric Units.- 4.2.25 Conversion Table for Units Used in Nuclear Sciences.- 5 Fundamental Constants.- 5.1 Fundamental Mathematical Constants.- 5.2 Fundamental Physical Constants.- 6 Appendices.- 6.1 Greek Alphabet.- 6.2 Roman Numerals.- 6.3 Rules about Large Numbers (>1 000 000).- 6.4 Date and Time Numerical Representation.- 6.5 National, Regional and International Standardization Bodies.- 6.5.1 International Standards Bodies.- 6.5.2 National Standards Bodies Worldwide.- 6.5.2.1 National Standards Bodies.- 6.5.2.2 US Standards and Standardizations Bodies, Technical Associations and Societies.- 6.6 Acceleration Due to Gravity at any Latitude and Elevation.- 6.7 International Practical Temperature Scale (IPTS, 1968).- 6.8 International Temperature Scale (ITS-90).- 6.9 French-English Lexicon for Units.- 6.10 French-English Lexicon for Physical Quantities.- 6.11 Old Alchemical Symbols Used in Astronomy, Chemistry, and Biology.- 6.12 Old Symbols Used in the British System.- 7 Bibliography.- 7.1 Specific References.- 7.2 References About the Metric System and the SI.- 7.3 References of General Interest.- 7.4 Historical References.- 7.5 International and National Standards.
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