Determination of mass. Part 1: Dissemination of the unit of mass - balances, weights and test rooms
The report represents the first part of a publication in the field of the determination of mass. The accuracy of mass determination in the technical field is often misjudged and the present state of the realization and dissemination of the SI unit of mass, the kilogram, is described. Furthermore, the uncertainties which can be achieved in the determination of mass are stated and the quantities mass, apparent mass and conventional mass are explained.
Bibliographic Reference: Report: PTB-MA-24e EN (1996) 47pp.
Availability: Available from Physikalisch Technische Bundesanstalt, Bundesallee 100, 38116 Braunschweig (DE)
ISBN: ISBN 3-89429-756-5
Record Number: 199611362 / Last updated on: 1996-11-21
Original language: en
Available languages: en