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  • Metrology and Theory of Measurementby Leonid A. Mironovsky; Valery A. Slaev; Anna G. Chunovkina

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 195.00

    Metrology is the science of measurements. It is traceable to measurement standards, thus to the concept of measurement accuracy, which is used in all natural and technical sciences, as well as in some fields of social sciences and liberal arts.The key problem is one of obtaining knowledge of the physical reality, which is observed through a prism of... more...

  • Metrology for Fire Experiments in Outdoor Conditionsby Xavier Silvani

    Springer 2013; US$ 49.99

    Natural fires can be considered as scale-dependant, non-linear processes of mass, momentum and heat transport, resulting from a turbulent reactive and radiative fluid medium flowing over a complex medium, the vegetal fuel. In natural outdoor conditions, the experimental study of natural fires at real scale needs the development of an original metrology,... more...

  • How Tall Was Milton?by Lawrence F. Lowery

    National Science Teachers Association 2012; US$ 8.21

    In this funny fairy tale, it takes a village to figure out the height of Milton the friendly giant. The townspeople’s attempts to gauge just how big he is will entertain young readers as they learn the importance of standard units of measurement. How Tall Was Milton? even accounts for the real-life origin of such silly-sounding units as feet.... more...

  • Advanced Mathematical and Computational Tools in Metrology and Testing Ixby Franco Pavese; Markus Bar; Jean-Remy Filtz

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2012; US$ 234.00

    This volume contains original, refereed worldwide contributions. They were prompted by presentations made at the ninth AMCTM Conference held in Göteborg (Sweden) in June 2011 on the theme of advanced mathematical and computational tools in metrology and also, in the title of this book series, in testing. The themes in this volume reflect the importance... more...

  • Springer Handbook of Metrology and Testingby Horst Czichos; Tetsuya Saito; Leslie Smith

    Springer 2011; US$ 469.00

    This Springer Handbook of Metrology and Testing presents the principles of Metrology -- the science of measurement -- and the methods and techniques of Testing -- determining the characteristics of a given product -- as they apply to chemical and microstructural analysis, and to the measurement and testing of materials properties and performance, including... more...

  • Distributed Large-Scale Dimensional Metrologyby Fiorenzo Franceschini; Maurizio Galetto; Domenico Maisano; Luca Mastrogiacomo; Barbara Pralio

    Springer 2011; US$ 209.00

    The field of large-scale dimensional metrology (LSM) deals with objects that have linear dimensions ranging from tens to hundreds of meters. It has recently attracted a great deal of interest in many areas of production, including the automotive, railway, and shipbuilding sectors. Distributed Large-Scale Dimensional Metrology introduces a new paradigm... more...

  • Night at the Community Centerby Joshua Rae Martin

    Shell Education 2010; US$ 8.99

    A community center has many exciting activities to choose from. You can play games, swim, and even learn how to cook there. As you read, you can compare the size of a tennis racket to a ping pong racket, use cubes to measure the world’s smallest snake, and even use feet to measure the length of a basketball court. What would you use to measure... more...

  • Why Pi?by Johnny Ball

    DK Publishing 2009; US$ 16.99

    Discover how maths applies to everything with Johnny Ball Join Johnny Ball as he shows your child that maths isn?t just numbers and sums, it?s a fundamental, incredible, magical way to find out how everything works. From Pi, the amazing number that?s vital for so much of everyday life, to perfect proportions ? did you know Leonardo da Vinci worked... more...

  • Towns and Citiesby Dianne Irving

    Shell Education 2009; US$ 8.99

    Discover how perimeter and area are used to design the plans for a city or town including public recreation centers such as parks, swimming pools, and tennis courts. Towns and Cities also introduces regular shapes in the layout of suburban homes and irregular shapes in the construction of landscaping these homes. more...

  • Advances in Data Modeling for Measurements in the Metrology and Testing Fieldsby Franco Pavese; Alistair B. Forbes

    Springer 2009; US$ 169.00

    Offers a comprehensive set of modeling methods for data and uncertainty analysis. This work develops methods and computational tools to address general models that arise in practice, allowing for a more valid treatment of calibration and test data and providing an understanding of complex situations in measurement science. more...