Other Systems of Units

  • François Cardarelli

Abstract

Despite the internationalization of SI units, and the fact that other units are actually forbidden by law in France and other countries, there are still some older or parallel systems remaining in use in several areas of science and technology.

Keywords

Straw Biot Shoe Dian Candy 

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© Springer-Verlag London 2003

Authors and Affiliations

  • François Cardarelli
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  1. 1.Technology Dept.RIO TINTO Iron & Titanium Inc.Sorel-TracyCanada
  2. 2.L’Haÿ-les-RosesFrance

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