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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.'
Philip Bladon. 2005, Second Edition 2006
ISBN: 13: 978-0-595-37115-0 (paperback)
ISBN: 13: 978-0-595-81515-9 (ebook)
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