SI Metric-Matters

cover - A Dictionary of International Units
Unit of the day...
square metre kelvin per wattm2ĽK/W

Quantity: thermal insulance.
SI quantities. The term "physical quantity", or simply "quantity", means any physical property or object that can be measured. Length, time, force and pressure are examples of some of the 400 quantities that describe our physical world.
This explanation about SI quantities was taken from the following website: 2006-10-09 (CCYY-MM-DD)

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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