## The metric system: a critical study of its principles and practice |

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### Contents

Systems and forms choice of units | 10 |

Terminology dimensions names and symbols of units | 27 |

Geometrical properties | 36 |

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### Common terms and phrases

acoustic acoustic intensity amantissae ampere angular speed astronomers atomic audines basic unit British calculations called candela centimetre CGS form CGS unit Chapter clock coherent form coherent system Conference constant convenient decibel decree of 1961 defined definition derived units digits dimensions electrical units equal equation error expressed farad field flux force France French frequency fundamental property fundamental units Giorgi Giorgi's system gramme Hence induction International System joule kilogramme kilometre per hour length logarithmic scale logical luminous luminous intensity magnetomotive force mean metric system metric units metrological microns MKS unit newton newton metre normas notation Pavillon de Breteuil permeability physicists Plate precision prefixes pure number radian rational revolution right-angle sizes solid angle spat square metre standard steradian sthene sub-multiples surface symbol system of measures temperature tonne unit of angle unit of duration units of measure viscosity Weber Weights and Measures whilst word zero