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The international (SI) metric system and how it works

Author: Robert A Hopkins
Publisher: Tarzana, Calif. : Polymetric Services, 1975.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 3d ed., revView all editions and formats
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Hopkins, Robert A.
International (SI) metric system and how it works.
Tarzana, Calif. : Polymetric Services, 1975
(OCoLC)651945427
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert A Hopkins
OCLC Number: 2619129
Description: 287 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: History --
Where the U.S. stands today --
Benefits and costs --
Organizations and events --
International system of units --
Base and derived units with fundamentals --
Conversion factors (classified listing of units with settings for computer programming) --
Conversion factors (Alphabetical listing of units with settings for computer programming) --
Symbols for physical quantities with units --
Conversion tables --
Conversion scales --
Writing and using metric --
Changing to metric production in 25 steps --
Engineering drawing and dual dimensioning --
Building materials/pipe and tubing --
IEC and Electrical Engineering Standards --
ISO metric paper sizes --
Consumer and home economics metric --
Education --
Educational aids --
Imperial measures for Canada and Australia.
Responsibility: Robert A. Hopkins.
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