cvbilicki_1867 - Users requiring more detailed information...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
http://physics.nist.gov/cuu/Units/ Constants, Uncertainty Essentials of the SI      Introduction This is a brief summary of the SI, the modern metric system  of measurement. Long the language universally used in  science, the SI has become the dominant language of  international commerce and trade. These "essentials" are  adapted from NIST Special Publication 811 (SP 811),  prepared by B. N. Taylor and entitled  Guide for the Use of  the International System of Units (SI) , and NIST Special  Publication 330 (SP 330), edited by B. N. Taylor and entitled  The International System of Units (SI)
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Background image of page 2
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: . Users requiring more detailed information may access SP 811 and SP 330 online from the Bibliography , or order SP 811 for postal delivery . Information regarding the adoption and maintenance of the SI may be found in the section International aspects of the SI . SI units and prefixes Units outside the SI Rules and style conventions Background Definitions of the SI base units and their historical context International aspects of the SI Unit conversions...
View Full Document

This note was uploaded on 04/15/2011 for the course CHEM 1A taught by Professor Bilicki during the Spring '11 term at Pasadena City College.

Page1 / 2

cvbilicki_1867 - Users requiring more detailed information...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 2. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online