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Mitutoyo Updates Metrology Handbook

Published: Wednesday, August 9, 2006 - 22:00

Mitutoyo America Corp. recently released the second edition of its metrology handbook, Metrology Handbook—The Science of Measurement.

Nobuo Suga, advisor and instructor at the Mitutoyo Institute of Metrology is the author. The book is designed primarily for students enrolled in MIM courses at satellite facilities around the country and is a guide to metrology fundamentals.

The volume includes discussions on the origin of the metric system and length standards, artifacts and wavelengths.It serves as a primer on ISO standards, quality systems, and trial and error requirements for the calibration of test and measuring equipment. It’s also the basis for MIM’s Basic Metrology class.

Mitutoyo America Corp. is on the Web at www.mitutoyo.com.

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