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Unit of Mass and Standards of Mass

  • S. V. GuptaEmail author
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Part of the Springer Series in Materials Science book series (SSMATERIALS, volume 155)

Abstract

In earlier stages of our education, we learn that all things in universe can be put in two mutually exclusive compartments. In one compartment it is matter and in the second it is energy. Matter is that which has mass and occupies certain space, while energy has a capacity of doing work. This gave rise to two fundamental laws, namely (1) Conservation of mass (2) Conservation of energy.

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  1. 1.DelhiIndia

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