Quantities and units Part 1: General
|Publication Date:||15 November 2009|
|ICS Code (Quantities and units):||01.060|
ISO 80000-1 gives general information and definitions concerning quantities, systems of quantities, units, quantity and unit symbols, and coherent unit systems, especially the International System of Quantities, ISQ, and the International System of Units, SI.
The principles laid down in ISO 80000-1 are intended for general use within the various fields of science and technology, and as an introduction to other parts of this International Standard.
Ordinal quantities and nominal properties are outside the scope of ISO 80000-1.