Measurement Techniques

, Volume 3, Issue 10, pp 828–831

Classification of physical quantities by their kinds

  • A. E. Shtandel'

DOI: 10.1007/BF00984291

Cite this article as:
Shtandel', A.E. Meas Tech (1960) 3: 828. doi:10.1007/BF00984291


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.

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© Instrument Society of America 1961

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