ERIC Number: ED142418
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976-Mar
Reference Count: 0
Weights and Measures Standards of the United States: A Brief History. Updated Edition.
Judson, Lewis V.
This document was published by the National Bureau of Standards to meet the current demand for information on the history of weights and measures in the United States. It includes an illustrated discussion of this history through 1962 followed by an addendum covering the period 1963-1975. Appendices provide a bibliography and photographic copies of eight documents important to the development of official standards of measurement. (SD)
Descriptors: Government Publications, Mathematics Education, Mathematics History, Measurement, Metric System, Science History, Standards
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402 (Stock Number 003-003-01654-3, $1.00)
Publication Type: Books
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Bureau of Standards (DOC), Washington, DC.
Note: Contains occasional small print; Photographs may not reproduce well