National Physical Laboratory

Beginner's Guide to Measurement Beginner's Guide
to Measurement

An introduction to metrology (the science of measurement).


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This Beginner's Guide is for those that are new to measurement, to provide an introduction to metrology (the science of measurement).

Part One provides an overview and history of measurement - it explains the fundamental concepts and basic facts about the world of measurement.

Part Two provides more practical information that affect many areas of measurement - it explains why measurement issues should be addressed.

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