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Metric System of Measurement: Interpretation of the International System of Units for the United States

Published

Author(s)

Barry N. Taylor

Abstract

This notice restates the interpretation of the international System of Units [SI] for the United States by the Department of Commerce. This interpretation was last published by the Department of Commerce in the Federal Register in December 20, 1990 [55 FR 552242-52245]. Since the publication of this notice, the international bodies that are responsible for the SI have made some changes to it. It has therefore become necessary to set forth a new interpretation of the SI for the United States that reflects these changes.
Citation
Federal Register
Volume
63
Issue
No. 144

Keywords

International System of Units, metric system, SI

Citation

Taylor, B. (1998), Metric System of Measurement: Interpretation of the International System of Units for the United States, Federal Register (Accessed June 20, 2024)

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Created July 1, 1998, Updated February 17, 2017