Principles of Electric and Magnetic Measurements

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THIS text has the advantage that the authors are at the fountain of standardization in electrical science at the National Physical Laboratory and their modern treatment of their respective subjects is thereby enhanced. ?They start off by carefully defining their units and one is pleased to note the adoption of the new scheme of units based on the kilogram-metre-second system which is to unify the theoretical electro-magnetic and practical electrical units throughout the world in a few years time.

Principles of Electric and Magnetic Measurements

Part 1: Electricity, by P. Vigoureux; Part 2: Magnetism, by C. E. Webb (The Student's Physics, Vol. 7.) Pp. xi + 392, (London, Glasgow and Bombay: Blackie and Son, Ltd., 1936.) 20s. net.

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