Measurement Techniques

, Volume 3, Issue 10, pp 828-831

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Classification of physical quantities by their kinds

  • A. E. Shtandel'

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The division of all the physical quantities into the three categories specified in this article provides a deeper understanding of physical laws and makes it possible to establish a more consistent symbolism in the theory of dimensions.

A correct conception of measurement units of relative and enumerated quantities may play an important part in establishing a convenient, practical system of units.