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A Dictionary of International Unites    Philip Bladon


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Metric-Matters: Names and Symbols

A Dictionary Of International Units :Metric-Matters: Names and Symbols
by Philip Bladon 

UK price: £7.99        US price: $12.95
Format: Paperback
Size : 6 x 9
Pages: 98
ISBN: 0-595-37115-9
Published: Nov-2005 

This dictionary provides information for everyone; trivia and scrabble buffs can enrich their vocabulary; symbologists and symbolists can ponder over the character sizes. Students, especially those studying science, will find this dictionary a valuable reference book throughout their careers.

Book Description

A DICTIONARY OF INTERNATIONAL UNITS Metric-Matters: Names and Symbols enriches your vocabulary and provides the International Standard for units and symbols throughout the World.

Discover the 19 scientists of six nationalities whose surnames have been used for SI (metric) units.

This is a valuable resource for reference, especially for science students. It gives twenty SI prefixes with guidance on how to write units, names, symbols, and numerical values correctly.

About the author

Philip Bladon FIScT, from Worcestershire in the United Kingdom, has worked overseas for many years. Besides teaching Science he has other interests; these include outdoor tropical gardening, and the work of the Red Cross Red Crescent movement.

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