[texhax] Units in technical writing

Philip TAYLOR P.Taylor at Rhul.Ac.Uk
Thu Dec 29 22:10:11 CET 2011

Ah, thank you Joseph : all is now clear.
** Phil.
Joseph Wright wrote:

> The formal tables put all of the base units together, but in the full
> definitions it's clear that there is a required order. The newton is
> purely a special name for kg.m.s^{-2}, all base units and none requiring
> the ampere. The very formal 'proof' of this is somewhere in the BIPM
> publications.

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