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Conversion Factors: S.I.Units and Many Others

Conversion Factors: S.I.Units and Many Others (Paperback, 19th edition)

By Pennycuick, C. J.

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This invaluable reference manual provides well-organized tables of over 2100 conversion factors for measures ranging from time and length to metabolic rate and viscosity. An index defines each term: acres, dynes, joules, liters, knots, and so on. Also included are guides to abbre ...

ISBN 9780226655079
Published 1 March 1988 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
Interest Age Young Adults
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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 1 September 2013 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
Interest Age Young Adults
Series Infrastructures
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Smoot's Ear: The Measure of Humanity

Smoot's Ear: The Measure of Humanity (Hardback, illustrated edition)

By Tavernor, Robert

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Offers an account of the various measuring systems human beings have devised over two millennia. This book urges us to look beyond the notion that measuring is strictly a scientific activity, divorced from human concerns. It explores changing attitudes toward measure.

ISBN 9780300124927
Published 22 May 2007 by Inbooks
Interest Age All ages
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Australian Standard for the Hygienic Production of Wild Game Meat for Human Consumption: AS 4464

Australian Standard for the Hygienic Production of Wild Game Meat for Human Consumption: AS 4464 (Paperback)

By CSIRO

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States the standards required for producing game meat for human consumption from wild animals and birds killed in their natural environment. This book sets the minimum standards required in hygiene for harvesting, transporting, processing, packaging and storage, to ensure a safe ...

ISBN 9780643094536
Published 1 September 2007 by CSIRO Publishing
Interest Age All ages
Series FRSC Technical Report
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Radiation Protection: A Guide for Scientists, Regulators and Physicians
 

Radiation Protection: A Guide for Scientists, Regulators and Physicians (Hardback, 4th Revised edition)

By Shapiro, Jacob

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This is a definitive guide to the safe use of radioactive materials. Completely revised and updated, the fourth edition covers of nonionising radiation, and is thus concerned with the entire field of radiation protection.

ISBN 9780674007406
Published 8 July 2002 by Inbooks
Interest Age Young Adults
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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 Inbooks
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Measure for Measure: The Story of Imperial, Metric and Other Units

Measure for Measure: The Story of Imperial, Metric and Other Units (Hardback, New title)

By Hebra, Alexius J.

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From the cubit used by Noah to build the ark, to the angstrom in spectroscopy, units of measure have been integral to science and engineering, with countless systems devised and then discarded throughout history. This is an account of systems from ancient times to the present.

ISBN 9780801870729
Published 1 June 2003 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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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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Science Rules: A Historical Introduction to Scientific Methods

Science Rules: A Historical Introduction to Scientific Methods (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

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 9780801879449
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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