References for Measurement


    Books:

  1. K Alder, The measure of all things (London, 2002).
  2. R D Connor, The weights and measures of England (London, 1987).
  3. A Favre, Les origines du système métrique (Paris, 1931).
  4. H A Klein, The science of measurement : A historical survey (New York, 1988).
  5. R Zupko, Revolution in measurement : western European weights and measures since the age of science (Philadelphia, 1990).

    Articles:

  6. E F Cox, The metric system : A quarter-century of acceptance, 1831-1876, Osiris 13 (1959), 358-379.
  7. M Crosland, The Congress on definitive metric standards, 1798-1799 : The first international scientific conference?, Isis 60 (1969), 226-309.
  8. W Kaunzner, Über eine Entwicklung in der Dimensionsrechnung, Österreich. Akad. Wiss. Math.-Natur. Kl. Denkschr. 116 (9) (1979), 144-165.
  9. H R Jenemann, Zur Geschichte der Substitutionswägung und der Substitutionswaage, Technikgeschichte 49 (2) (1982), 89-131; 176.
  10. L L Kulvecas, Two dates in the history of the development of the metric system of measures (Russian), in Problems in the history of mathematics and mechanics (Kiev, 1977), 109-115; 133.
  11. P Redondi, The French Revolution and the history of science (Russian), Priroda (7) (1989), 82-91.