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    METRIC PRACTICE GUIDE

    Available format(s):  Hardcopy, PDF

    Withdrawn date:  10-31-2012

    Language(s):  English

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    Publisher:  Canadian Standards Association

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    Technical committee on international system of
      units (SI)
    Preface
    0 Introduction
        0.1 General
        0.2 International authorities
        0.3 Examples of CGPM and CIPM decisions
    1 Scope
    2 Definitions, abbreviations, and reference
        publications
        2.1 Definitions
        2.2 Abbreviations and acronyms
        2.3 Reference publications
    3 Quantities and units
        3.1 Physical quantities, units, and numerical
               values
        3.2 Physical equations and coherence
    4 International system of units (SI)
        4.1 General
        4.2 Base units
        4.3 Derived units
        4.4 SI prefixes
        4.5 Rules for writing unit names and symbols
        4.6 Rules for writing quantities
        4.7 Use of SI units and their multiples
        4.8 Units formed by multiplication or division
        4.9 Rules for writing numbers
    5 Units outside the SI
        5.1 General
        5.2 Units used with the SI
        5.3 Units that shall not be used with the SI
    6 Explanatory notes on some quantities and units employed
        in science and technology
        6.1 General
        6.2 Length
        6.3 Area
        6.4 Volume
        6.5 Velocity and speed
        6.6 Acceleration
        6.7 Mass
        6.8 Density
        6.9 Force
        6.10 Stress, pressure, and vacuum
        6.11 Second moment of area
        6.12 Viscosity
        6.13 Permeance and permeability
        6.14 Energy and work
        6.15 Loads, loadings, and capacities
        6.16 Power
        6.17 Temperature
        6.18 Coefficients of expansion
        6.19 Heat transfer
        6.20 Heat capacity
        6.21 Entropy
        6.22 Specific enthalpy
        6.23 Electric charge
        6.24 Electric resistance, reactance, and impedance
        6.25 Electric conductance, susceptance, and admittance
        6.26 Level of quantity
        6.27 Amount of substance
        6.28 Concentration
        6.29 Nuclear cross-section
        6.30 Time-related phenomena
        6.31 Dose equivalent
    7 Recommended units and quantity symbols
    8 Other Canadian legal units
        8.1 General
        8.2 Quebec
    9 Conversion factors
        9.1 Conversion factors
        9.2 Acceleration
        9.3 Area
        9.4 Capacity
        9.5 Concentration
        9.6 Density
        9.7 Electricity and magnetism
        9.8 Energy
        9.9 Force
        9.10 Heat (flow, capacity, and conductivity)
        9.11 Length
        9.12 Light
        9.13 Mass
        9.14 Mass per unit area
        9.15 Mass per unit length
        9.16 Moment of inertia
        9.17 Momentum
        9.18 Momentum, angular
        9.19 Nuclear
        9.20 Permeability
        9.21 Power
        9.22 Pressure or stress (force per unit area)
        9.23 Temperature
        9.24 Time
        9.25 Torque (moment of force)
        9.26 Velocity (speed)
        9.27 Viscosity (also named dynamic viscosity)
        9.28 Volume
        9.29 Volume rate of flow
        9.30 Weight
    10 Conversion of numerical values
        10.1 General
        10.2 Terminology
        10.3 Significant digits
        10.4 Uncertainty of measurement
    11 Manipulation of numerical data
        11.1 General
        11.2 Rounding of data
        11.3 Exact counts
        11.4 Addition or subtraction
        11.5 Multiplication or division
    Appendices
    A - Administrative structure resulting from the metre convention
    B - Summary of the basic SI rules
    C - Internet resources
    D - Equations, coherence, and conversion factors
    E - Definitions of the SI base units
    F - Conversions Procedures
    Index

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    This is a guide for the application of International Systems of Units (SI). It contains information on SI units, recommended application of multiples and sub-multiples of the units, conversion factors that relate the SI to other systems of units, up-to-date terminology concerning the names of quantities, dual dimensioning, and conversion and rounding data.

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    Development Note Supersedes and renumbers CSA CAN3 Z234.1 (07/2004)
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher Canadian Standards Association
    Status Withdrawn
    Supersedes

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    CSA A23.1 A23.2 : 2014 CONCRETE MATERIALS AND METHODS OF CONCRETE CONSTRUCTION/TEST METHODS AND STANDARD PRACTICES FOR CONCRETE
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    ANSI Z21.77 : 2005 : R2015 MANUALLY OPERATED PIEZO-ELECTRIC SPARK GAS IGNITION SYSTEMS AND COMPONENTS
    CSA 4.4 : 2015 RELIEF VALVES FOR HOT WATER SUPPLY SYSTEMS
    CGA 6.8 : M95 ADDENDA B 2000 GAS FILTERS ON APPLIANCES
    ANSI Z21.18 : 2007 : R2012 GAS APPLIANCE PRESSURE REGULATORS
    CSA A123.1-A123.5 : 2005(R2015) ASPHALT SHINGLES MADE FROM ORGANIC FELT AND SURFACED WITH MINERAL GRANULES/ASPHALT SHINGLES MADE FROM GLASS FELT AND SURFACED WITH MINERAL GRANULES
    CSA Z223.1 : 0 METHOD FOR THE DETERMINATION OF PARTICULATE MASS FLOWS IN ENCLOSED GAS STREAMS
    ANSI Z21.21 : 2015 AUTOMATIC VALVES FOR GAS APPLIANCES
    CSA Z259.3 : 0 LINEMAN'S BODY BELT AND LINEMAN'S SAFETY STRAP
    CGA 6.23 : M95 ADDENDA B 2004 MANUALLY OPERATED PIEZO-ELECTRIC SPARK GAS IGNITION SYSTEMS AND COMPONENTS
    CGSB 39.21 : 1998 DIEMAKERS', MACHINISTS' AND CYLINDER SQUARES
    CSA A453 : 0 ENERGY PERFORMANCE EVALUATION OF SWINGING DOORS
    CSA C17 : 1984 : R2004 ALTERNATING-CURRENT ELECTRICITY METERING
    CSA 6.3 : 2007 GAS APPLIANCES PRESSURE REGULATORS
    CSA C17 : 1984 : R2008 ALTERNATING-CURRENT ELECTRICITY METERING
    CSA 6.8 : 2005 PILOT GAS FILTERS
    CGSB-157.3 : M91 LIQUID FLOW MEASUREMENT IN OPEN CHANNELS - ESTABLISHMENT AND OPERATION OF A GAUGING STATION
    CSA 6.23 : 2005 : R2015 MANUALLY OPERATED PIEZO-ELECTRIC SPARK GAS IGNITION SYSTEMS AND COMPONENTS
    CSA A123.3 : 2005 : R2010 ASPHALT SATURATED ORGANIC ROOFING FELT
    ANSI Z21.77 : 2005 MANUALLY OPERATED PIEZO-ELECTRIC SPARK GAS IGNITION SYSTEMS AND COMPONENTS
    CSA Z243.302 : 1991 : R2013 TRADE DATA ELEMENTS DIRECTORY (UNTDED 1990)
    CSA 6.8 : 2005 : INC : ADD A : 2010 : R2015 PILOT GAS FILTERS
    CSA 6.23 : 2005 MANUALLY OPERATED PIEZO-ELECTRIC SPARK GAS IGNITION SYSTEMS AND COMPONENTS
    ANSI Z83.25 : 2017 DIRECT GAS-FIRED PROCESS AIR HEATERS
    ANSI Z83.20 : 2016 GAS-FIRED TUBULAR AND LOW-INTENSITY INFRARED HEATERS
    CSA A123.3 : 2005 : R2015 ASPHALT SATURATED ORGANIC ROOFING FELT
    ANSI Z21.80:2011 LINE PRESSURE REGULATORS
    CSA 6.3 : 2007 : INC : ADD B : 2012 : R2016 GAS APPLIANCES PRESSURE REGULATORS
    ANSI Z83.19-2017/CSA 2.35-2017 Gas-fired high-intensity infrared heaters
    CSA A440 : 2017 NORTH AMERICAN FENESTRATION STANDARD/SPECIFICATION FOR WINDOWS, DOORS, AND SKYLIGHTS
    ANSI Z83.4-2017/CSA 3.7-2017 NON-RECIRCULATING DIRECT GAS-FIRED HEATING AND FORCED VENTILATION APPLIANCES FOR COMMERCIAL AND INDUSTRIAL APPLICATION
    CSA Z243.302 : 1991 : R2003 TRADE DATA ELEMENTS DIRECTORY (UNTDED 1990)
    ANSI Z21.40.1 : 1996 : INC : ADD A : 1997 : R2017 GAS-FIRED, HEAT ACTIVATED AIR CONDITIONING AND HEAT PUMP APPLIANCES
    CSA 2.3 : 2016 GAS-FIRED CENTRAL FURNACES
    ANSI Z21.40.1 : 1996 : R2012 GAS-FIRED, HEAT ACTIVATED AIR CONDITIONING AND HEAT PUMP APPLIANCES
    CSA 1.8 : 2016 GAS FOOD SERVICE EQUIPMENT
    ANSI Z21.80 : 2011 : INC : ADD A : 2012 : R2016 LINE PRESSURE REGULATORS
    CSA 6.10 : 2015 CONNECTORS FOR GAS APPLIANCES
    CSA 4.6 : 2007 : INC : ADD A : 2010 : R2016 AUTOMATIC GAS SHUTOFF DEVICES FOR HOT WATER SUPPLY SYSTEMS
    CSA 6.16 : 2015 CONNECTORS FOR MOVEABLE GAS APPLIANCES
    ANSI Z21.80 : 2011 : INC : ADD A : 2012 LINE PRESSURE REGULATORS
    CGA 6.14 : 2015 AUTOMATIC DAMPER DEVICES FOR USE WITH GAS-FIRED APPLIANCES
    CSA 4.6 : 2007 : INC : ADD A : 2010 : R2012 AUTOMATIC GAS SHUTOFF DEVICES FOR HOT WATER SUPPLY SYSTEMS
    ANSI Z83.4-2017/CSA 3.7-2017 Non-recirculating direct gas-fired heating and forced ventilation appliances for commercial and industrial application
    ANSI Z21.87 : 2007 : R2012 AUTOMATIC GAS SHUTOFF DEVICES FOR HOT WATER SUPPLY SYSTEMS
    CSA A123.3 : 2005 ASPHALT SATURATED ORGANIC ROOFING FELT
    CSA 6.3 : 2007 : INC : ADD A : 2010 : R2012 GAS APPLIANCES PRESSURE REGULATORS
    ANSI Z21.40.1 : 1996 : INC : ADD A : 1997 : R2012 GAS-FIRED, HEAT ACTIVATED AIR CONDITIONING AND HEAT PUMP APPLIANCES
    ANSI Z21.92 :2001 MANUALLY OPERATED ELECTRIC GAS IGNITION SYSTEMS AND COMPONENTS
    CSA 6.3 : 2007 : INC : ADD B : 2012 GAS APPLIANCES PRESSURE REGULATORS
    ANSI Z21.47 : 2016 GAS-FIRED CENTRAL FURNACES
    ANSI Z21.40.1 : 1996 GAS-FIRED, HEAT ACTIVATED AIR CONDITIONING AND HEAT PUMP APPLIANCES
    ANSI Z21.15 : 2009 : INC : ADD B : 2013 MANUALLY OPERATED GAS VALVES FOR APPLIANCES, APPLIANCE CONNECTOR VALVES AND HOSE END VALVES
    ANSI Z21.92 : 2001 : INC : ADD B : 2010 : R2016 MANUALLY OPERATED ELECTRIC GAS IGNITION SYSTEMS AND COMPONENTS
    ANSI Z21.78 : 2010 COMBINATION GAS CONTROLS FOR GAS APPLIANCES
    ANSI Z21.15:2009 MANUALLY OPERATED GAS VALVES FOR APPLIANCES, APPLIANCE CONNECTOR VALVES AND HOSE END VALVES
    ANSI Z21.60-2017/CSA 2.26-2017 DECORATIVE GAS APPLIANCES FOR INSTALLATION IN SOLID-FUEL BURNING FIREPLACES
    CSA 6.3 : 2007 : INC : ADD A : 2010 GAS APPLIANCES PRESSURE REGULATORS
    ANSI Z21.87 : 2007 : INC : ADD A : 2010 : R2017 AUTOMATIC GAS SHUTOFF DEVICES FOR HOT WATER SUPPLY SYSTEMS
    ANSI Z21.92 : 2001 : INC : ADD B : 2010 : R2012 MANUALLY OPERATED ELECTRIC GAS IGNITION SYSTEMS AND COMPONENTS
    CSA C17 : 1984 : R2015 ALTERNATING-CURRENT ELECTRICITY METERING
    ANSI Z21.60-2017/CSA 2.26-2017 Decorative gas appliances for installation in solid-fuel burning fireplaces
    ANSI Z21.87 :2007 AUTOMATIC GAS SHUTOFF DEVICES FOR HOT WATER SUPPLY SYSTEMS
    ANSI Z21.92 : 2001 : INC : ADD B : 2010 MANUALLY OPERATED ELECTRIC GAS IGNITION SYSTEMS AND COMPONENTS
    ANSI Z21.78 : 2010 : R2015 COMBINATION GAS CONTROLS FOR GAS APPLIANCES
    ANSI Z21.15 : 2009 : INC : ADD B : 2013 : R2014 MANUALLY OPERATED GAS VALVES FOR APPLIANCES, APPLIANCE CONNECTOR VALVES AND HOSE END VALVES
    CSA S473 : 2004 STEEL STRUCTURES
    ANSI Z21.92 : 2001 : INC : ADD A : 2005 : R2012 MANUALLY OPERATED ELECTRIC GAS IGNITION SYSTEMS AND COMPONENTS
    ANSI Z21.15 : 2009 : INC : ADD A : 2009 MANUALLY OPERATED GAS VALVES FOR APPLIANCES, APPLIANCE CONNECTOR VALVES AND HOSE END VALVES
    ANSI Z21.92 : 2001 : R2012 MANUALLY OPERATED ELECTRIC GAS IGNITION SYSTEMS AND COMPONENTS
    ANSI Z21.87 : 2007 : INC : ADD A : 2010 : R2012 AUTOMATIC GAS SHUTOFF DEVICES FOR HOT WATER SUPPLY SYSTEMS
    ANSI Z83.25-2017 (R2021)/CSA 3.19-2017 Direct gas-fired process air heaters
    ANSI Z83.20-2016/CSA 2.34-2016 Gas-fired tubular and low-intensity infrared heaters
    CSA 2.35 : 2017 GAS-FIRED HIGH-INTENSITY INFRARED HEATERS
    CSA B78.2 : 0 DIMENSIONING AND TOLERANCING OF TECHNICAL DRAWINGS
    API MPM CH15 : 2001(R2015) MANUAL OF PETROLEUM MEASUREMENT STANDARDS - CHAPTER 15: GUIDELINES FOR THE USE OF THE INTERNATIONAL SYSTEM OF UNITS (SI) IN THE PETROLEUM AND ALLIED INDUSTRIES
    ANSI Z21.17 : 1998 : INC : ADD A : 2008 : R2014 DOMESTIC GAS CONVERSION BURNERS
    ANSI Z21.17 : 1998 DOMESTIC GAS CONVERSION BURNERS
    CSA 6.22 : 2011 LINE PRESSURE REGULATORS
    CSA 6.22 : 2011 : ADD 1 : INC : ADD A : 2012 LINE PRESSURE REGULATORS
    CSA 6.22 : 2011 : INC : ADD A : 2012 : R2016 LINE PRESSURE REGULATORS
    CSA 6.5 : 2015 AUTOMATIC VALVES FOR GAS APPLIANCES
    ANSI Z21.24 : 2015 CONNECTORS FOR GAS APPLIANCES
    ANSI Z21.18 : 2007 : INC : ADD A : 2010 GAS APPLIANCE PRESSURE REGULATORS
    ANSI Z21.18 : 2007 GAS APPLIANCE PRESSURE REGULATORS
    ANSI Z21.18 : 2007 : INC : ADD B : 2012 : R2017 GAS APPLIANCE PRESSURE REGULATORS
    CSA C22.2 No. 139 : 2013 ELECTRICALLY OPERATED VALVES
    CSA Z364.1.1-Z364.1.2 : 0 HAEMODIALYZERS, HAEMOFILTERS, AND HAEMOCONCENTRATORS/EXTRACORPOREAL BLOOD CIRCUIT FOR HAEMODIALYZERS, HAEMOFILTERS, AND HAEMOCONCENTRATORS
    CSA B78.3 : 0 BUILDING DRAWINGS
    CSA C22.2 No. 139 : 2013 : R2018 ELECTRICALLY OPERATED VALVES
    CSA C49.1 : 0 ROUND WIRE, CONCENTRIC LAY, OVERHEAD ELECTRICAL CONDUCTORS
    W48-18 Filler metals and allied materials for metal arc welding
    ANSI Z21.22 : 2015 RELIEF VALVES FOR HOT WATER SUPPLY SYSTEMS
    CSA B78.5 : 93(R2000) COMPUTER-AIDED DESIGN DRAFTING (BUILDINGS)
    ANSI Z21.18 : 2007 : INC : ADD B : 2012 GAS APPLIANCE PRESSURE REGULATORS
    ANSI Z21.66 : 2015 AUTOMATIC DAMPER DEVICES FOR USE WITH GAS-FIRED APPLIANCES
    CSA 6.20 : 2010 : R2015 COMBINATION GAS CONTROLS FOR GAS APPLIANCES
    B52-13 Mechanical refrigeration code
    CSA 6.20 : 2010 COMBINATION GAS CONTROLS FOR GAS APPLIANCES
    CSA 9.1 : 2009 : INC : ADD B : 2013 : R2014 MANUALLY OPERATED GAS VALVES FOR APPLIANCES, APPLIANCE CONNECTOR VALVES AND HOSE END VALVES
    CSA 6.29 : 2001 : INC : ADD B : 2010 MANUALLY OPERATED ELECTRIC GAS IGNITION SYSTEMS AND COMPONENTS
    CSA 6.29 : 2001 MANUALLY OPERATED ELECTRIC GAS IGNITION SYSTEMS AND COMPONENTS
    CSA 9.1 : 2009 : INC : ADD A : 2012 MANUALLY OPERATED GAS VALVES FOR APPLIANCES, APPLIANCE CONNECTOR VALVES AND HOSE END VALVES
    ANSI Z83.8 : 2016 GAS UNIT HEATERS, GAS PACKAGED HEATERS, GAS UTILITY HEATERS, AND GAS-FIRED DUCT FURNACES
    CSA 9.1 : 2009 : INC : ADD B : 2013 MANUALLY OPERATED GAS VALVES FOR APPLIANCES, APPLIANCE CONNECTOR VALVES AND HOSE END VALVES
    CSA 6.29 : 2001 : INC : ADD B : 2010 : R2012 MANUALLY OPERATED ELECTRIC GAS IGNITION SYSTEMS AND COMPONENTS
    CSA 9.1 : 2009 MANUALLY OPERATED GAS VALVES FOR APPLIANCES, APPLIANCE CONNECTOR VALVES AND HOSE END VALVES
    CSA 6.29 : 2001 : INC : ADD B : 2010 : R2016 MANUALLY OPERATED ELECTRIC GAS IGNITION SYSTEMS AND COMPONENTS
    CSA 2.6 : 2016 GAS UNIT HEATERS, GAS PACKAGED HEATERS, GAS UTILITY HEATERS, AND GAS-FIRED DUCT FURNACES
    ANSI Z83.11 : 2016 GAS FOOD SERVICE EQUIPMENT

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    CGSB 4.159 : 1975(R2013) UNIVERSAL SYSTEM FOR DESIGNATING LINEAR DENSITY (TEX SYSTEM)
    ISO 16:1975 Acoustics — Standard tuning frequency (Standard musical pitch)
    CGSB 158.1 : 1998 INTERNATIONAL VOCABULARY OF BASIC AND GENERAL TERMS IN METROLOGY
    CSA Z234.4 : 1989 ALL NUMERIC DATES AND TIMES
    CSA B78.2 : 0 DIMENSIONING AND TOLERANCING OF TECHNICAL DRAWINGS
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