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Metric power : why and how we are going metric

Author: Richard Deming
Publisher: Nashville : Nelson, ©1974.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Discusses the present system of measurements in the United States and the distinct advantages of using the metric system, including its effect on business, industry, and the individual.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Deming
ISBN: 0840763808 9780840763808
OCLC Number: 396791435
Description: 144 p. : fig. ; 21 cm
Contents: All over but the shouting --
The history of metrication in the United States --
How our customary system developed --
Metric-system advantages --
SI and the three basic measures --
SI and less commonly used measures --
Effects on business and industry --
How metrication will affect the individual --
The National Bureau of Standards --
Appendix A : Units --
Appendix B : Conversion tables.
Responsibility: Richard Deming.

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Discusses the present system of measurements in the United States and the distinct advantages of using the metric system, including its effect on business, industry, and the individual.

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