By Erich Robens, Shanath Amarasiri A. Jayaweera, Susanne Kiefer

The ebook offers often with direct mass decision via a standard balances. It covers the heritage of the stability from the beginnings in Egypt previous to 3000 BC to fresh advancements. All stability varieties are defined with emphasis on medical balances. tools of oblique mass selection, that are utilized to very mild gadgets like molecules and the elemental debris of topic and celestial our bodies, are incorporated. As extra suggestions, today’s brands are indexed and the profile of significant businesses is reviewed.
Several hundred images, reproductions and drawings express tools and their makes use of. This ebook contains advertisement weighing tools for item and uncooked fabrics in workshops in addition to symbolic weighing within the historical Egyptian’s rite of ‘Weighing of the Heart’, the Greek destiny stability, the Roman Justitia, Juno Moneta and heart a while scenes of the final Judgement with Jesus or St. Michael and of recent balances. the images are chosen from the slide-archives of the past due Richard Vieweg (1896-1972) (former President of the Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt, Braunschweig, Germany), of the past due Hans R. Jenemann (1920-1966) (former head of the Analytical Laboratory of Schott & Gen., Mainz, Germany) and of his spouse Irene (1933-2008) and of Erich Robens.

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