Monthly Archives: September 2007
The new Highway Code is an example of the consequences of the Britain’s measurement system muddle. Its mixture of units from the imperial and metric systems brings confusion, when clarity should be a foremost requirement. The UK Metric Association (UKMA) … Continue reading
In response to a misconception voiced in another article, http://www.metricviews.org.uk/2007/08/28/photo-paper-sizes/#comment-4192 , it may surprise some readers to learn that the image sensors in Four Thirds digital cameras do not have a diagonal size of four thirds of an inch. [Article … Continue reading
Metric Views’ attention has been drawn to an article recently posted on the “Weekly Gripe”. This links the decline in the 1980′s of the UK’s engineering and manufacturing industries to their failure to embrace metrication in the decade before.