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Systems of units: national and international aspects. A symposium organized by Section M on Engineering and presented December 29-30, 1958, at the Washington meeting.

Author: Carl F Kayan; American Association for the Advancement of Science. Section on Engineering.
Publisher: Washington, 1959.
Series: Publication (American Association for the Advancement of Science), no. 57.
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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
American Association for the Advancement of Science. Section on Engineering.
Systems of units.
Washington, 1959
(OCoLC)609476347
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carl F Kayan; American Association for the Advancement of Science. Section on Engineering.
OCLC Number: 534617
Description: x, 297 pages 24 cm.
Contents: Standards and units / G.F. Hussey, Jr. --
Simplification of systems of units currently evolving in the electrical field / F.B. Silsbee --
Measurement problems in the instrument and laboratory apparatus fields / Ernest L. Ruh, James J. Moran, Robert D. Thompson --
Standards of measurement and nursery rhymes / Chauncey D. Leake --
Wavelength definition of the meter / Irvine C. Gardner --
Problems of unit changeover for the United Kingdom / A.H. Hughes --
American engineering system of units / Thomas H. Chilton --
Units and dimensions: thermodynamics and related areas / Newman A. Hall --
Unit systems in bearing lubrication / Dudley D. Fuller --
Nuclear engineering: opportunity for unification / V.L. Parsegian --
Modern physics has its unit problems / W.W. Havens, Jr. --
Problem of units in rocketry: Is systematization needed by the industry? / Martin Summerfield --
Transfer of basic length standards into industry / Erwin G. Loewen --
Automotive viewpoint on measurement systems / Roy P. Trowbridge --
Problems of units in creative engineering / Allen Latham, Jr. --
Design conversion problems in manufacture / James F. Young --
Agricultural measurements: needs for standardization / Harry C. Trelogan, Kenneth J. McCallister --
Metric versus English systems / John R. Townsend --
Challenge of the decimal inch / P.G. Belitsos --
Clear MKS ystem contra the obscure old technical unit system / Matts Bäckström --
Can we live in Babel? / Ralph A. Sherman --
Germany's approach to reconciling system usages / G. Ruppel --
Industrial systems changeover to the metric system: experience problems / R.W. Ernsberger --
Units and quantities / Carl C. Chambers --
Rationalization of energy units / Gustav Lorentzen --
International system of units: MKSA system in applied thermodynamics / Ernst Schmidt --
Swiss views on unit systems / Peter Grassmann --
Systems of units for international usage in refrigeration technology / P. Glansdorff --
Reflections on systems of units / Eduard Emblick --
Weights and measures in Chile / Reinhard Bressler.
Series Title: Publication (American Association for the Advancement of Science), no. 57.
Responsibility: Edited by Carl F. Kayan.

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