A skeptic’s review of the New SI

  title={A skeptic’s review of the New SI},
  author={Gary Price},
  journal={Accreditation and Quality Assurance},
  • G. Price
  • Published 1 March 2011
  • Engineering
  • Accreditation and Quality Assurance
Proposals in draft form have been circulated for new Système International (SI) measurement units that are expected to be official instruments of the Treaty of the Metre by 2015. This review outlines the substance of the proposals and examines some of the consequences of the continuing evolution of the SI toward inter-dependence of base units and quantities since its introduction in 1960. The proposals in question fix at an exact value a number of inter-related fundamental natural constants… Expand
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