## An account of the principles of measurement and calculation |

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### Contents

CHAPTER PAGE I The First Law of Measurement | 1 |

The Second and Thtrd Laws of Measurement | 13 |

The Practice of Fundamental Measurement | 28 |

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according actually addition adjustment algebraic angle applied arbitrary argument from similarity arises assigned B-magnitude balance ballistic pendulum calculation calibration change of factor Chapter characteristic choice class of systems conception conclusion consists continuous function convention corresponding Coulomb's Law deduced defined definition density depends derived measurement determinate numeral differential equation dimensional analysis dimensions direct discussion distinguished error error function established example experiment experimental fact force functional table fundamental measurement Gaussian geometrically similar important indirect standards involved kind law of measurement length limits magni mass mathematical relation means ment necessary no-dimensional numeral representing numerical law relating numerical value observations Ohm's Law pair pendulum physical relation physical significance possible primary proposition real magnitudes reason recognised result rigid body rule second law secondary magnitude selection similarity in respect standard series symbols temperature theory thermal capacity tion true tudes uniformly associated universal constant usually variables volume