Metrology is the study of measurement. There are various components that make up metrology, such as the theory and units of measurement; the procedures, process, and methods of measurement; and instruments used in measurement. There are also three categories of metrology. The first one is scientific metrology, which deals with the development and management of measurements. The second is industrial metrology, which deals with the instruments that measure items. This branch of metrology makes... więcej
Salem Press Encyclopedia of Science, 2017. 2p.