LC control no. | sh 85141054 |
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LC classification | QC81 QC114 Weights and measures |

Topical heading | Units of measurement |

Variant(s) | Measurement, Units of Units |

See also | Physics Weights and measures |

Scope note | Here are entered works on a quantity taken as a standard of measurement, e.g. Atomic units; Gram (Unit); Light-year; Meter (Unit); etc. Works on the force exerted by the gravitational field on a body are entered under Weight (Physics). Works on a system of standard units of measure are entered under Weights and measures. |

Subject example tracing | Notes under Weight (Physics); Weights and measures |

Found in | Rowlett, R. How many? : a dictionary of units of measurement, via WWW, July 6, 2001. Thes. of engineering and scientific terms, 1967 (Units of measurement) Engineering information thes., 1993 (Units of measurement) Barnhart, R.K. Dict. of science, c1986 (unit: a quantity taken as a standard of measurement, esp. a standard physical quantity in any system of measurement: a unit of mass, an angstrom unit, the electromagnetic unit of charge) |