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Standards: Recipes for Reality

Standards: Recipes for Reality (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Busch, Lawrence

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Standards are the means by which we construct realities. There are established standards for professional accreditation, the environment, consumer products, animal welfare, the acceptable stress for highway bridges, healthcare, education -- for almost everything. We are surrounde ...

ISBN 9780262525053
Published 15 September 2013 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
Interest Age Young Adults
Series Infrastructures
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World in the Balance: The Historic Quest for an Absolute System of Measurement

World in the Balance: The Historic Quest for an Absolute System of Measurement (Hardback)

By Crease, Robert P.

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The epic story of the invention of a global network of weights, scales, and instruments for measurement.

ISBN 9780393072983
Published 24 October 2011 by WW Norton & Co
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World in the Balance: The Historic Quest for an Absolute System of Measurement

World in the Balance: The Historic Quest for an Absolute System of Measurement (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Crease, Robert P.

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Millions of transactions each day depend on a reliable network of weights and measures. Crease traces the evolution of this international system from the use of flutes to measure distance in the dynasties of ancient China and figurines to weigh gold in West Africa to the creation ...

ISBN 9780393343540
Published 15 October 2012 by WW Norton & Co
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Pore Structure of Cement-Based Materials: Testing Interpretation and Requirements
 

Pore Structure of Cement-Based Materials: Testing Interpretation and Requirements (Hardback)

By Aligizaki, Kalliopi K.

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Provides a thorough treatment of the experimental techniques used to characterize the pore structure of materials. The text presents the principles and practical applications of the techniques used, providing the theoretical background, the way to analyze experimental data, and t ...

ISBN 9780419228004
Published 1 April 2005 by Taylor & Francis Ltd
Interest Age Young Adults
Series Modern Concrete Technology
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Measurement

Measurement (Hardback)

By Lockhart, Paul

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Lockhart's Mathematician's Lament outlined how we introduce math to students in the wrong way. Measurement explains how math should be done. With plain English and pictures, he makes complex ideas about shape and motion intuitive and graspable, and offers a solution to math phobi ...

ISBN 9780674057555
Published 11 September 2012 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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Measurement

Measurement (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Lockhart, Paul

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For seven years, Paul Lockhart s A Mathematician s Lament enjoyed a samizdat-style popularity in the mathematics underground, before demand prompted its 2009 publication to even wider applause and debate. An impassioned critique of K 12 mathematics education, it outlined how we s ...

ISBN 9780674284388
Published 14 March 2014 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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Evaluating the Measurement Uncertainty: Fundamentals and Practical Guidance
 

Evaluating the Measurement Uncertainty: Fundamentals and Practical Guidance (Hardback)

By Lira, Ignacio

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Details the theoretical framework on which the GUM is based and provides material on topics such as least-squares adjustment and Bayesian statistics. Including practical guidance and theoretical aspects, this book stresses fundamental principles and illustrates their applications ...

ISBN 9780750308403
Published 9 April 2002 by Taylor & Francis Ltd
Interest Age Young Adults
Series Series in Measurement Science and Technology
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Basic Metrology for ISO 9000 Certification

Basic Metrology for ISO 9000 Certification (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Silva, G. M. S. de

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Traceable calibration of test and measurement equipment is a requirement of the ISO 9000 series of standards. This book provides useful information for the growing number of firms registered for ISO 9000. It includes worked examples in the text and solutions to problems which can ...

ISBN 9780750651653
Published 18 February 2002 by Taylor & Francis Ltd
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Science Rules: A Historical Introduction to Scientific Methods

Science Rules: A Historical Introduction to Scientific Methods (Hardback)

Edited by Achinstein, Peter

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Bringing together key primary resources spanning almost four centuries, Science Rules introduces readers to scientific methods that have played a prominent role in the history of scientific practices.

ISBN 9780801879432
Published 29 September 2004 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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Risky Business: Canada's Changing Science-Based Policy and Regulatory Regime
 

Risky Business: Canada's Changing Science-Based Policy and Regulatory Regime (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

Edited by Doern, G. Bruce; Reed, Ted

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An examination of Canada's science-based policy and regulatory regime. This text looks at the major issues that pervade science-based regulatory regimes today and suggests a framework for analysis, looking at the pros and cons of the inner-workings of regulatory departments.

ISBN 9780802082626
Published 9 January 2000 by Inbooks
Interest Age Young Adults
Series Studies in Comparative Political Economy and Public Policy
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