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Author Nater, Roland.

Title Dictionary of weighing terms : a guide to the terminology of weighing / Roland Nater [and others]
Edition First edition
Published Dordrecht ; New York : Springer, [2009]
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Description 1 online resource (vii, 269 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Contents Index -- Abbreviations -- Dictionary -- Fundamentals of Weighing -- Using Scales -- International Norms and Legal Requirements for Weighing -- Precision in Weighing -- Bibliography -- Figures
Summary "This Dictionary of Weighing Terms is a comprehensive practical guide to the terminology of weighing for all users of weighing instruments in industry and science. It explains more than 1000 terms associated with weighing technology and related areas; numerous illustrations assist understanding. The Dictionary of Weighing Terms is a joint work of the Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt (PTB) (the German Federal Institute of Physics and Metrology) and METTLER TOLEDO, the weighing instruments manufacturer."--Jacket
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 263-268)
Notes Print version record
Subject Weights and measures -- Dictionaries.
Weighing instruments -- Dictionaries.
Weight (Physics) -- Measurement -- Dictionaries.
Genre/Form Dictionaries.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2009934789
ISBN 3642020143 (e-isbn)
9783642020148 (e-isbn)