ERIC Number: ED059879
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1971
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Quantities, Units, and Symbols.
Royal Society, London (England).
This booklet provides a reference to the quantities, units, and their symbols which are used in physical science. It is a revision of a 1969 report and takes account of the progress which has been made in obtaining international agreement on the definitions, names, and symbols for units and on the rules for the expression of relations involving numbers between physical quantities and units. The report is divided into ten parts: (1) Physical Quantities, Units, and Numerical Values; (2) Recommended Mathematical Symbols; (3) Chemical Elements, Nuclides, and Particles; (4) Quantum States; (5) Nuclear Physics; (6) Thermodynamic Results; (7) Galvanic Cells; (8) Abbreviations of Common Words and Phrases; (9) Recommended Values of Physical Constants; and (10) Bibliography. (Author/TS)
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Authoring Institution: Royal Society, London (England).