Dictionary of Weighing Terms A Guide to the Terminology of Weighing

This Dictionary of Weighing Terms is a comprehensive practical guide to the terminology of weighing for all users of weighing instruments in industry and science. It explains more than 1000 terms associated with weighing technology and related areas; numerous illustrations assist understanding. The...

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Main Authors: Nater, Roland, Reichmuth, Arthur (Author), Schwartz, Roman (Author), Borys, Michael (Author)
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Berlin, Heidelberg Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2009, 2009
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:This Dictionary of Weighing Terms is a comprehensive practical guide to the terminology of weighing for all users of weighing instruments in industry and science. It explains more than 1000 terms associated with weighing technology and related areas; numerous illustrations assist understanding. The Dictionary of Weighing Terms is a joint work of the Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt (PTB) (the German Federal Institute of Physics and Metrology) and METTLER TOLEDO, the weighing instruments manufacturer. It contains terms relating to the following topics: Fundamentals of weighing • Definitions of terms • Physical weighing principles • Function and construction of weighing instruments • Types of weighing instruments Applications of weighing instruments • Weighing methods • Operation of weighing instruments • Restrictions on the use of weighing instruments International standards Legal requirements for weighing instruments • European Directives • Verification regulations Weighing accuracy • Specifications of weighing instruments • Weighing accuracy and uncertainty • Air buoyancy
Physical Description:VII, 269 p online resource
ISBN:9783642020148