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SI brochure (8th edition)
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Summary
Introduction
SI units
Decimal multiples and submultiples of SI units
Units outside the SI
Writing unit symbols and names, and expressing the values of quantities
Decisions of the CGPM and the CIPM
Practical realization of the definitions of some important units
Units for photochemical and photobiological quantitites
List of acronyms

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Chapter 1 | Chapter 2 | Chapter 3 | Chapter 4 | Chapter 5
Appendix 1 | Appendix 2 | Appendix 3

  1. Introduction
  2. SI units
  3. Decimal multiples and submultiples of SI units
  4. Units outside the SI
  5. Writing unit symbols and names, and expressing the values of quantities

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Introduction: Chapter 1
SI units: Chapter 2
Decimal multiples and submultiples of SI units: Chapter 3
Units outside the SI: Chapter 4
Writing unit symbols and names, and expressing the values of quantities: Chapter 5
Decisions of the CGPM and the CIPM: Appendix 1
Practical realization of the definitions of some important units: Appendix 2
Units for photochemical and photobiological quantitites: Appendix 3

List of acronyms

     

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