Guide for the Use of the International System of Units (SI): The Metric Systemby Barry N. Taylor
A basic introduction to the metric system. Covers: the three classes of SI units & the SI prefixes; units outside the SI; rules & style conventions for printing & using units; rules & style conventions for expressing values of quantities; comments on some quantities & their units; rules & style conventions for spelling unit names; printing & using symbols & numbers in scientific & technical documents; & check list for reviewing manuscripts. Appendix: definitions of SI base units & the radian & Steradian; conversion factors, & comments on the references of the SI for the U.S. Extensive bibliography.
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