ERIC Number: EJ256976
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1981-Dec
Foundations of the International System of Units (SI).
Nelson, Robert A.
Physics Teacher, v19 n9 p596-613 Dec 1981
Traces the events leading to the creation of the International Bureau of Weights and Measures (BIPM). Discusses how the units have been represented by their standards, and investigates how the original metric system evolved into the International System of Units (SI), focusing on the meter, second, kilogram, and electrical units. (SK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A