[texhax] Units in technical writing

Johnny yggdrasil at gmx.co.uk
Thu Dec 29 21:05:47 CET 2011

Martin Heller <mr_heller at yahoo.dk> writes:

> Reinhard Kotucha wrote, on 29-12-2011 03:22:
>> I'm sure there are ISO standards but I fear that you have to pay for a
>> copy.  You'll probably find them in a library of a university.
> It's ISO 31 (31-11) <URL:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ISO_31-11> and
> ISO 80000 <URL:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ISO_80000>. The rules are
> summarized in the National Institute of Standards and Technology
> (NIST) Special Publication 811
> <URL:http://physics.nist.gov/cuu/pdf/sp811.pdf>.
As all is based on the work by BIPM who also publish guidelines
available online, this is worth mentioning. I believe most of the
information, if not all, is available and identical (after working with
these for years I see them as equivalent).



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