Conversion Tables of Units in Science & Engineering

  • Ari L. Horvath

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages 1-7
  2. Introduction

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      Pages 8-8
  3. Definitions and Conversions of Units

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      Pages 11-11
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      Pages 11-16
  4. Conversion Factors

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      Pages 19-19
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  5. Back Matter
    Pages 129-147

About this book


Converting units from one type of usage to another is a constant and regular problem that engineers and scientists have to solve. This book will therefore be invaluable as it provides a complete coverage of all the conversion factors required. Covering areas such as mechanical units, thermal units, units of physical chemistry, units of light, units of electricity and magnetism and also radiation. References are given throughout and there is a comprehensive index.


chemistry electricity engineer research units

Authors and affiliations

  • Ari L. Horvath
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  1. 1.Mond DivisionImperial Chemical Industries PLCRuncorn, CheshireUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1986
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Mathematics and Statistics
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-08561-3
  • Online ISBN 978-1-349-08559-0
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