Outlines of the Evolution of Weights and Measures and the Metric System

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Outlines of the Evolution of Weights and Measures and the Metric System

HALLOCK, William; WADE, Herbert T.

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Contents: Beginnings and Development of the Science of Metrology; Origin and Development of the Metric System; Extension of the Metric System Throughout Europe and Elsewhere; Weights and Measures in the United States; The Metric System of To-Day--Its Essential Characteristics and Fundamental Principles; The Metric System for Commerce; The Metric System in Manufacturing and Engineering; The Metric System in Medicine and Pharmacy; International Electrical Units; Standards and Comparisons, Appendix: Tables of Equivalents and Useful Constants; Index.

Publication Info

  • Publisher: The MacMillan Company
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Date Published: 1906
  • Place Published: New York
  • ISBN: n/a

Details

  • Condition: Good
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: No
  • Jacket Condition: n/a
  • Details:
    xi, 304 p. 23 cm. Blue cloth hardcover. Corners bumped. Small stains on boards and spine worn. Some pencil marginalia.

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