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The Physics of Metrology

All about Instruments: From Trundle Wheels to Atomic Clocks

Authors: Hebra, Alex

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Conceived as a reference manual for practicing engineers, instrument designers, service technicians and engineering students. The related fields of physics, mechanics and mathematics are frequently incorporated to enhance the understanding of the subject matter. Historical anecdotes as far back as Hellenistic times to modern scientists help illustrate in an entertaining manner ideas ranging from impractical inventions in history to those that have changed our lives.

Table of contents (13 chapters)

  • The measurement of length

    Hebra, Professor Alexius J.

    Pages 1-21

  • Angles and arcs

    Hebra, Professor Alexius J.

    Pages 23-38

  • Clocks and the measurement of time

    Hebra, Professor Alexius J.

    Pages 39-64

  • Velocity and acceleration

    Hebra, Professor Alexius J.

    Pages 65-91

  • Force, mass, weight, and torque

    Hebra, Professor Alexius J.

    Pages 93-113

Buy this book

eBook $109.00
price for USA in USD (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-211-78381-8
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $179.99
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-3-211-78380-1
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $139.99
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-3-7091-1674-6
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Physics of Metrology
Book Subtitle
All about Instruments: From Trundle Wheels to Atomic Clocks
Authors
Copyright
2010
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Wien
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Vienna
eBook ISBN
978-3-211-78381-8
DOI
10.1007/978-3-211-78381-8
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-211-78380-1
Softcover ISBN
978-3-7091-1674-6
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXI, 383
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