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American Journal of Physics
written by Robert H. Romer
Robert H. Romer, former editor of the American Journal of Physics (AJP), discusses his approach to the inclusion of non-SI units in AJP. In particular, he encourages teaching the conversion of all units of measure, including those of use outside the physics classroom.
American Journal of Physics: Volume 67, Issue 1, Pages 13-16
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- Measurement/Units
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© 1999 American Association of Physics Teachers
DOI:
10.1119/1.19185
PACSs:
01.50.-i
06.20.Fn
01.55.+b
PII:
S0002-9505(99)01701-8
Keywords:
SI units, Systeme International, british unitis, pounds, units
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Metadata instance created July 19, 2008 by Lyle Barbato
Record Updated:
July 19, 2008 by Taha Mzoughi
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January 1, 1999
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AIP Format
R. Romer, Am. J. Phys. 67 (1), 13 (1999), WWW Document, (http://dx.doi.org/10.1119/1.19185).
AJP/PRST-PER
R. Romer, Units - SI-Only, or Multicultural Diversity?, Am. J. Phys. 67 (1), 13 (1999), <http://dx.doi.org/10.1119/1.19185>.
APA Format
Romer, R. (1999, January 1). Units - SI-Only, or Multicultural Diversity?. Am. J. Phys., 67(1), 13-16. Retrieved August 19, 2019, from http://dx.doi.org/10.1119/1.19185
Chicago Format
Romer, Robert H.. "Units - SI-Only, or Multicultural Diversity?." Am. J. Phys. 67, no. 1, (January 1, 1999): 13-16, http://dx.doi.org/10.1119/1.19185 (accessed 19 August 2019).
MLA Format
Romer, Robert H.. "Units - SI-Only, or Multicultural Diversity?." Am. J. Phys. 67.1 (1999): 13-16. 19 Aug. 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1119/1.19185>.
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