Metre Convention and Evolution of Base Units

@article{Gupta2020MetreCA,
  title={Metre Convention and Evolution of Base Units},
  author={S. V. Gupta},
  journal={Units of Measurement},
  year={2020}
}
  • S. V. Gupta
  • Published 2020
  • Political Science
  • Units of Measurement
On 20 May 1875, the “Metre Convention”, a diplomatic treaty between 17 nations, was signed in Paris. The Metre Convention gave authority to the General Conference onWeights and Measures (Conference Generale des Poids et des Mesures [CGPM]) and the International Committee for Weights and Measures (Comite International des Poids et des Mesures [CIPM]) to set up the International Bureau of Weights and Measures (Bureau International des Poids et des Mesures [BIPM]) and to act in the matters related… 
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