Measurement units Archives - Dynamic NPU Manual

Rules for use of SI-prefixes

Rules for use of SI-prefixes in laboratory medicine OverviewSI prefix table (modified)Various expressions of SI unitsVarious expressions of SI factors units Definition SI prefixes are a set of multiples and submulitples within the SI system Purpose of the use of...

International System of Units

International System of Units OverviewFormats, expressions and symbolsDetails Abbreviation SI units Synonym Metric system of units Definition A set of measurement units defined accordance to the corresponding International System of Quantities (ISQ) Scope The system...

Non-SI units

Non-SI units OverviewExamples of non-SI unitsWHO International Unit (IU)Procedure defined unit (p.d.u.)Details Definition Measurement unit that is outside the SI system Note: Non-SI units have magnitudes (values) that do not belong to the 7 physical dimensions or...