ASTM International - ASTM F1332-99
Standard Practice for Use of SI (Metric) Units in Maritime Applications (Committee F-25 Supplement to IEEE/ASTM SI 10)
|Publication Date:||10 April 1999|
|ICS Code (Quantities and units):||01.060|
1.1 This practice covers the use of SI, which is comprised of base and derived SI units. Also discussed are non-SI units that have been accepted and recognized by the CGPM as appropriate for limited use or time. Basic rules for style and usage of SI are set forth, as well as methods for conversion from non-SI units to SI units. Tables of quantities used by the marine industry are included, with present units and conversion factors given.