Outlines of the Evolution of Weights and Measures and the Metric System
HALLOCK, William; WADE, Herbert T.
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.
- Publisher: The MacMillan Company
- Edition: First Edition
- Date Published: 1906
- Place Published: New York
- ISBN: n/a
- Condition: Good
- Signed: No
- Dust Jacket: No
- Jacket Condition: n/a
xi, 304 p. 23 cm. Blue cloth hardcover. Corners bumped. Small stains on boards and spine worn. Some pencil marginalia.