For good measure: a complete compendium of international weights and measures

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Holt, Rinehart, and Winston, 1975 - Science - 328 pages
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Lists equivalents for common weights and measures, including special engineering and electrical units, around the world and throughout history, with conversion factors and brief accounts of selected units' origins and applications

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Contents

PART ONE Linear measure
1
UNITS OF Solar or stellar measure
18
PART TWO Square measure
58
SURFACE Comparative areas of square measure units
65
PART THREE Cubic measure
81
UNITS OF Liquidmeasure
89
AND VOLUME Apothecariesfluid measure
101
PART FOUR Troy weight
169
PART FIVE Unit prefixes
207
PART SIX Units of count
221
PART SEVEN Pressure units
255
Units of various masses and weights
274
Electrical resistance units
284
Magnetomotive force units
290
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