## Metrication Handbook: The Modernized Metric System Explained |

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### Contents

THE EVOLUTION OF THE METRIC SYSTEM | 9 |

l6 The Treaty of the Meter | 17 |

THE U S METRIC STUDY | 23 |

Copyright | |

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adoption anti-metric Association Avoirdupois Pounds base unit bill Bureau of Standards Bureau of Weights change to metric Commerce Congress corporate customary measure customary system customary units decimeter degrees Celsius Department of Agriculture Department of Education Division of Weights dry measure engineering standards equal everyday Gallons go metric grams Inches Cubic Feet industry International Electrotechnical Commission International Metric System international standards kelvin kilogram kilopascals legislation liter Long Tons manufacturing measurement system measurement units Measures Department ment metric changeover Metric Consultant metric conversion metric education metric measurement metric prefix metric standards metric units metric usage mile milliliters millimeters Modernized Metric System National Bureau Office percent pro-metric product certification Public recommendations Square Meters standardization organization Standards Institute survey symbol system of measurement temperature thinking metric tion trade Troy Pounds U.S. customary U.S. customary unit U.S. Metric Study unit of measure UNITS 0F Volume Weights and Measures Yards