The Physics of Metrology: All about Instruments: From Trundle Wheels to Atomic Clocks (Hardcover)

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Conceived as a reference manual for practicing engineers, instrument designers, service technicians and engineering students. The related fields of physics, mechanics and mathematics are frequently incorporated to enhance the understanding of the subject matter. Historical anecdotes as far back as Hellenistic times to modern scientists help illustrate in an entertaining manner ideas ranging from impractical inventions in history to those that have changed our lives.



Product Details
ISBN: 9783211783801
ISBN-10: 3211783806
Publisher: Springer
Publication Date: February 16th, 2010
Pages: 383
Language: English