This unique and detailed guide gives accurate metric equivalents and conversion factors for more than 10,000 scientific units as well as detailed descriptions of over 2,000. It covers the full range of science, technology and medicine and deals with US customary, British, conventional metric, historic systems and SI units. One section allows a search by application area while another details mathematical and physical constants. Appendices contain lists of national and international standardization organizations and there is also an English-French lexicon of terms. A detailed bibliography completes this comprehensive guide. The pocket book format has been chosen for its compact size whilst the structure of the book is intended to make it as accessible as possible. Full use is made of easily referenced conversion charts and tables. Scientific Unit Conversion will be invaluabl e for working scientists, students and libraries.