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The International System of Units (SI), 2008 Edition

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Author(s)

Barry N. Taylor

Abstract

The definitive international reference on the SI is a booklet published by the International Bureau of Weights and Measures (BIPM, Bureau International des Poids et Mesures) and often referred to as the BIPM SI Brochure. Entitled Le Systeme International d' Unites (SI), the booklet is in French followed by a text in English. This 2008 edition of NIST Special Publication (SP) 330 is the United States version of the English text of the eighth edition of the Brochure (the most current) published in 2006. The 2008 edition of NIST SP 330 replaces its immediate predecessor, the 2001 edition, which was based on the seventh edition of the BIPM SI Brochure published in 1998, but including Supplement 2000: addenda and corrigenda to the 7th edition (1998), published by the BIPM in June 2000.
Citation
Special Publication (NIST SP) - 330
Report Number
330

Keywords

International System of Units (SI)

Citation

Taylor, B. (2008), The International System of Units (SI), 2008 Edition, Special Publication (NIST SP), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, [online], https://doi.org/10.6028/NIST.SP.330e2008 (Accessed August 9, 2022)
Created April 1, 2008, Updated November 10, 2018