An engrossing, easy-to-read study, this multifaceted treatment constitutes the definitive resource on the concepts and units of the world of measurement. Topics include celestial clocks, entropy, amperes, decibels, and more. "Popular and learned, witty and serious, literary and mathematical — always solid and entertaining." — Los Angeles Times.
Reprint of The World of Measurements: Masterpieces, Mysteries and Muddles of Metrology, Simon and Schuster, Inc., New York, 1974.
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|Author/Editor||Herbert Arthur Klein|
|Dimensions||5 3/8 x 8 1/2|