The Economist Desk Companion

The Economist Desk Companion

How to Measure, Convert, Calculate, and Define Practically Anything

Book - 1998
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The Economist Desk Companion How to Measure, Convert, Calculate and Define Practically Anything Featuring 75 pages of quick-access charts and tables, The Economist Desk Companion provides every international measurement and definition anyone could possibly need for: Accounting ? Agriculture ? Chemistry ? Computers ? Economics ? Electronics ? Energy ? Engineering ? Finance ? Fishing ? Food and Drink ? Forestry ? Health ? Light, Optics, and Photography ? Mathematics ? Minerals and Alloys ? South and Music ? Paper, Packaging, and Printing ? Statistics ? Space and Time ? Textiles ? Transport ? Weapons It also features timesaving conversions and calculations of complicated sums such as: Annual percentage rates ? Net present values ? Percentage reversals ? Conversions of square inches into square centimeters ? Barrels of oil into tons ? Pounds force per square inch into kilograms force per square centimeter With its wide-ranging subject matter and extraordinary detail, The Economist Desk Companion will be indispensable to anyone involved in international business, from students to personal investors to CEOs.

Baker & Taylor
Provides measurement data for accountancy, agriculture, manufacturing, chemistry, computers, energy, electronics, finance, and mathematics

Publisher: New York : Wiley, c1998
ISBN: 9780471249535
Characteristics: 272 p. : ill., map ; 26 cm


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