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Published by The Royal Society in Burlington House, London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Physical measurements.,
  • Metric system.,
  • Abbreviations.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Superseding the Report of the Joint Committee of the Chemical Society, the Faraday Society and the Physical on "Symbols for Thermodynamical and Physico-Chemical Quantities and Conventions relating to their Use", issued in1937.

Statementa report by the Symbols Committee of the Royal Society representing The Royal Society, The Chemical Society, The Faraday Society, the Physical Society, 1951.
The Physical Object
Pagination19 p. :
Number of Pages19
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21370261M

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