Switching to the metric system in the construction industry is being fostered by the Coordinating Committee of the American National Metric Council. The in the number of standards. Tables with detailed information are given and the origins of measurements are explained. It is concluded that maintaining adequate communication among all the branches of the construction industry will be necessary to implement and benefit from the changes that conversion to metrication will bring about.

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    American Society for Testing and Materials

    100 Barr Harbor Drive, P.O. Box C700
    West Conshohocken, PA  United States  19428-2957
  • Authors:
    • Lally, A
  • Publication Date: 1976-2

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  • Accession Number: 00129606
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 13 1976 12:00AM