Monthly Archives: July 2011

Eurocodes for structural design, and that decimal marker

Britain is currently adopting European codes for structural design and allowing British Standard codes to lapse. This raises the issue of the preferred decimal marker – should imperial or continental practice be followed? Likes(0)Dislikes(0)

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Road safety experts ignore UK sign problems

A recent report into the safety implications of variations in road signs across Europe has ignored problems caused by the UK’s continued use of imperial units. Likes(0)Dislikes(0)

Posted in Law, Road signs, Transport | Tagged , , , | 56 Comments

Metric campaigner dies

Supporters of completing metrication will be saddened to learn of the death of Australian consultant and campaigner, Pat Naughtin. Likes(2)Dislikes(0)

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