This guide presents the uniform methods for expressing temperature, temperature values, and temperature differences. Also covered here are the practical scales, numerical formats, and unit symbol formats used in representing temperature.
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1.1 This guide covers uniform methods for expressing temperature, temperature values, and temperature differences.
1.2 This guide is intended as a supplement to IEEE/ASTM SI-10.
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
E344 Terminology Relating to Thermometry and Hydrometry
degree Celsius; degree Fahrenheit; degree Rankine; kelvin; SI; temperature; temperature difference; temperature increment; temperature interval; temperature scales; temperature value; thermodynamic temperature;
ICS Number Code 17.200.20 (Temperature-measuring instruments)
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