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IEEE 260.1

Letter Symbols for Units of Measurement (SI Units, Customary Inch-Pound Units, and Certain Other Units)

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Organization: IEEE
Publication Date: 25 March 2004
Status: active
Page Count: 30
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This standard covers letter symbols 1 for units of measurement. It does not include abbreviations for technical terms, nor does it cover symbols for physical quantities. 2

The symbols given in this standard are intended for all applications, including use in text and equations; in graphs and diagrams; and on panels, labels, and nameplates. Provision is made for modifications to be used when only character sets of limited capability are available.

2 As used in this standard, the term physical quantity means a measurable attribute of phenomena or matter. Examples are length, mass, and time.

Document History

IEEE 260.1
March 25, 2004
Letter Symbols for Units of Measurement (SI Units, Customary Inch-Pound Units, and Certain Other Units)
This standard covers letter symbols 1 for units of measurement. It does not include abbreviations for technical terms, nor does it cover symbols for physical quantities. 2 The symbols given in this...
March 25, 2004
Standard Letter Symbols for Units of Measurement (SI Units, Customary Inch-Pound Units, and Certain Other Units)
Foreword This standard supersedes ANSI/IEEE Std 260.1-1993 in accordance with IEEE’s policy of periodic standards review and update. Since the 1993 standard was approved, significant changes have...
January 1, 1993
American National Standard Letter Symbols for Units of Measurement (SI Units, Customary Inch-Pound Units, and Certain Other Units)
This standard covers letter symbols(Footnote 1) for units of measurement. It does not include abbreviations for technical terms, nor does it cover symbols for physical quantities.(Footnote 2) The...
January 1, 1978
STANDARD LETTER SYMBOLS FOR UNITS OF MEASUREMENT (SI UNITS, CUSTOMARY INCH-POUND UNITS, AND CERTAIN OTHER UNITS (R 1991)
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