SI Metric-Matters

cover - A Dictionary of International Units
Unit of the day...

Example: The lightest object weighed has a mass of 6.3 attograms.
Information source: Guinness Book of Records 2006.
In this example the decimal point or marker is shown as a point on the line. In some countries a comma is used as the decimal marker.
For more information please look at the handy reference book:
ĎA Dictionary Of International Unitsí by Philip Bladon.
In tomorrow's Unit of the day there will be another lightest thing ever weighed, with information about Michael Roukes.

Compared to the large, expensive, and technical ISO documents from Geneva this dictionary provides information on SI (metric) units in a clear, interesting and non-technical way, it is good value.

International Units and their symbols - an international language.

A new handy book that's  becoming a standard reference work on SI (metric) units, it explains things clearly in an interesting and non-technical way.

It's not just a reference book for High School science students; Primary, and Junior School teachers around the world are also  are using it.  A section of this small handy  book provides a simple guide to writing metric names and symbols correctly.

It's a fascinating and unusual book  PLUS  'A delight for trivia and Scrabble® buffs.'

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

Philip Bladon. 2005, Second Edition 2006  
Published: iUniverse.

ISBN: 13: 978-0-595-37115-0  (paperback)
ISBN: 13: 978-0-595-81515-9  (ebook)

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