[LMB] AKICOTL: ASME to ISO.
paal at gis.net
Sat Mar 28 13:50:19 GMT 2009
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From: "Adam Ek" <adamek at mac.com>
To: <Lois-Bujold at lists.herald.co.uk>
Sent: Friday, March 27, 2009 2:27 PM
Subject: [LMB] AKICOTL: ASME to ISO.
> The engineering department I work for is currently changing from "English"
> units to the metric system, and we're not just going from inches to
> millimeters, we're also going from ASME to ISO drafting standards.
> (ob:Bujold, Falling Free's Leo would probably wonder what we're still
> doing in old English units.) I've been assigned to find a book with a
> simple description of the differences between the two systems. My Google
> and Amazon searches have not found a clear winner yet. Is there anyone on
> the list who's gone through a similar transition of drafting standards,
> and do you have an recommendations?
The official U.S. website with information on the SI is the Physics
Laboratory of NIST.
You may download the authoritative publications for future reference
directly from these
. NIST Special Publication 811. Guide for the Use of the International
System of Units
. NIST Special Publication 330. The International System of Units (SI)
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