Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10149/93767
Title:
On the terms mass and weight
Authors:
Robens, E. (Erich); Klobes, P. (Peter); Balkose, D. (Devrim); Jayaweera, S. A. A. (Shanath)
Affiliation:
University of Teesside. School of Science and Technology.
Citation:
Robens, E. et al. (2008) 'On the terms mass and weight', Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry, 94 (3), pp.619-622.
Publisher:
Springer Verlag
Journal:
Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry
Issue Date:
Dec-2008
URI:
http://hdl.handle.net/10149/93767
DOI:
10.1007/s10973-008-9353-z
Abstract:
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.
Type:
Article
Language:
en
Keywords:
atomic mass; electron volt; mass; relative; specific; weight
ISSN:
1388-6150
Rights:
Author can archive post-print (ie final draft post-refereeing). For full details see http://www.sherpa.ac.uk/romeo/ [Accessed 05/03/2010]
Citation Count:
0 [Scopus, 05/03/2010]

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DC FieldValue Language
dc.contributor.authorRobens, E. (Erich)en
dc.contributor.authorKlobes, P. (Peter)en
dc.contributor.authorBalkose, D. (Devrim)en
dc.contributor.authorJayaweera, S. A. A. (Shanath)en
dc.date.accessioned2010-03-05T15:32:06Z-
dc.date.available2010-03-05T15:32:06Z-
dc.date.issued2008-12-
dc.identifier.citationJournal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry; 94 (3): 619-622en
dc.identifier.issn1388-6150-
dc.identifier.doi10.1007/s10973-008-9353-z-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10149/93767-
dc.description.abstractA 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.en
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherSpringer Verlagen
dc.rightsAuthor can archive post-print (ie final draft post-refereeing). For full details see http://www.sherpa.ac.uk/romeo/ [Accessed 05/03/2010]en
dc.subjectatomic massen
dc.subjectelectron volten
dc.subjectmassen
dc.subjectrelativeen
dc.subjectspecificen
dc.subjectweighten
dc.titleOn the terms mass and weighten
dc.typeArticleen
dc.contributor.departmentUniversity of Teesside. School of Science and Technology.en
dc.identifier.journalJournal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetryen
ref.citationcount0 [Scopus, 05/03/2010]en
or.citation.harvardRobens, E. et al. (2008) 'On the terms mass and weight', Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry, 94 (3), pp.619-622.-
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