A Survey of Theories of Units and Dimensions in Nineteenth-Century Physics

  • Salvo D’Agostino
Part of the Boston Studies in the Philosophy of Science book series (BSPS, volume 213)


Metrological theories and theories of dimensions are tightly connected with the nineteenth century history of electrodynamics. Their significance is better understood when these theories are situated in an historical perspective.


Transitional Principle Modern Notation Dimensional Relation Electrostatic System Articulated Position 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Salvo D’Agostino
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  1. 1.Università “La Sapienza”RomaItaly

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