Measurements

Understanding Survey Measurement Terms

Have you ever tried to read an old survey or map without success? Terms like 'rod' or 'township' were once commonplace, and indeed are still in use in specific applications, but most people have no idea what they mean. How can you visualize a property without having a basic understanding of these distances and measurements?  Today's surveyors...
Jan 14, 2015 |

Your Scales Lie! Understand the Right Measurements for Your Fitness Goals

Often Women (and sometimes men) have a body image that is connected to the read out on the scales. I understand. I have a scale that measures accurately to the tenth of a point and I used to weigh nude every morning as part of my routine, like brushing my teeth. If the number moved the wrong direction in relation to the day before, it impacted my...
Dec 25, 2014 |

Medica EasyLyte Na/K/CL Analyzer Provides Accurate Electrolyte Measurements

Electrolyte analyzers play an important role in medical laboratories and research settings. They are used to measure electrolyte concentrations present in body fluids. Leading laboratory equipment manufacturers offer advanced models of analyzers equipped with various types of features. EasyLyte Na/K/CL Analyzer from Medica is an automated,...
Dec 25, 2014 |

In-App Response Time Measurements

What can be defined clearly can be measured and what can be measured has a hope of getting controlled and managed - that is so true for end-user response time for applications. In-App response time measurement is an excellent approach for accurately measuring true end-user response time.
Dec 25, 2014 |

Learn How to Take Your Own Measurements to Track Progress

An accurate way to test your fitness progress is by taking tape measurements. Weighing yourself on a scale is a harder way to tell if you are actually making progress and can easily become discouraging. The weight on the scale will fluctuate if you have more muscle or even if you had a big lunch.
Dec 25, 2014 |

Hay Bale Measurements

'FarmVille' is one of the most famous applications or games in the well-celebrated social network nowadays, which is the Facebook. In this game or application, an individual has to create and develop a virtual farm to 'level up'. It really depends on the individual what would be the design or outcome of the 'virtual farm'. One of the most commonly...
Dec 25, 2014 |

Fundamental Acoustic Parameter Measurements

Gauging experiment wherein a transmit transducer’s signal amplitude is measured for reference in the ultrasonic property of a material. From University of Illinois at Urbana-Champlain.
May 6, 2016 |

Measurement Division - NIST

Reference for the various aspects of calibration and related applications. Provides details on measurement standards and accreditation procedures for laboratories.
May 6, 2016 |

Pico Technology

Indicates the procedures in determining the calculation of frequency, acceleration, battery discharge, pendulum swing and dynamo output.
Apr 15, 2016 |

All Measures

Offers a large conversion table, an online converter of units of measure.
Apr 15, 2016 |

English Weights and Measures

Information on Imperial weights and measures.
Apr 15, 2016 |

Online Measurement Converters and Calculators

Collection of web-based converters, calculators, and unit measurement translators. Includes a 5 scale temperature converter, area calculator, area volume generator, and binary converter.
Apr 15, 2016 |

Institute for Reference Materials and Measurements

Member institute of the European Commission Joint Research Centre serving as a source for reference measurement data. Site presents publications and information on activities, key competencies, certification and accreditation.
Apr 15, 2016 |

Institute for Reference Materials and Measurements

Cites the origin of its establishment as a firm developing solutions for measurement problems and related quality monitoring issues.
Apr 15, 2016 |

Remembering '85, Mexico City public leaps into quake rescue

Baruch García stood at an intersection Tuesday afternoon after a deadly earthquake, trying to direct traffic away from a road cutting through La Condesa’s lush Parque México. On the other side of... Read More

Lessons in identity from Kurds and Catalans

One of the defining challenges in the 21st century has been how to balance demands for independence by certain peoples with the sanctity of national borders. Just in the coming days alone, two... Read More

Kremlin frets as Russia's once restive Islamist region takes up political Islam

Russia fought two bloody wars in its Caucasus republic of Chechnya, ostensibly to crush an emerging threat of Islamist extremism on its own soil. Mr. Kadyrov is imposing sharia (Islamic law) on... Read More