A short survey is given on mass units and recommendations on the proper use of the notations mass and weight. Whereas mass is an inertial physical quantity in classical mechanics, weight is a force due to the gravitational field and depending on the geographic situation.
|Pages (from-to)||619 - 622|
|Journal||Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry|
|Publication status||Published - 2008|
|Event||31st International Conference on Vacuum Microbalance Techniques - Izmir, Turkey|
Duration: 12 Sep 2007 → 14 Sep 2007
Conference number: 31