STP565

    The International Practical Temperature Scale of 1968: Adopted by the Comité International des Poids et Mesures

    Published: Jan 1974


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    Abstract

    The Comité International des Poids et Mesures (CIPM) at its meeting in October 1968 agreed to adopt the International Practical Temperature cale of 1968 (IPTS-68) in accordance with the decision of the 13e Conférence Générale des Poids et Mesures, Resolution 8, of October 1967. This resolution gave the CIPM permission to introduce a new Scale to replacethe existing IPTS-48 as soon as the Comité Consultatif de Thermométrie (CCT) made its recommendations.

    Keywords:

    temperature measurement, temperature precision, standards


    Paper ID: STP32199S

    Committee/Subcommittee: E20.07

    DOI: 10.1520/STP32199S


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