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The story of standards

Author: John Perry
Publisher: New York : Funk & Wagnalls, 1955.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Perry, John, 1914-
Story of standards.
New York, Funk & Wagnalls, 1955
(OCoLC)594715076
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Perry
OCLC Number: 531452
Description: x, 271 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Too many feet --
The artful chiselers --
Great vexation of the king's subjects --
Art into science --
Mr. Hassler's standards --
The great metric controversy --
Measuring the invisible --
The sun is obsolete --
The meaning of standards --
The electrical century --
For consumers and citizens --
The indispensable warrior --
The crisis in science --
New standards --
Machines with memories --
Uniform, permanent, universal.
Responsibility: John Perry.

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