the size of an object
area
the practice of comparing the qualities of an object to a standard
measurement
SI is commonly known as the
metric system
based on the system that developed in England from approximately the 1100s to the 1500s
U.S.customarysystem
also know as length
distance
the amount of space an object occupies
volume
the amount of a substance an object can hold.
capacity
the quantity of matter present in an object
mass
the force of the earth's pull on mass
weight
the measurement of how hot or cold an object/material is
temperature
a type of measurement in which the exact size of a part is not critical to the function of a product
standardmeasurement
a type of measurement used when exact size is critical to the function of a device
precisionmeasurement
the measurement tools an operator manipulates and reads are called
directmeasurement
they bring together sensors and computers to automate measurement
indirectmeasurement
the most common linear measurement device
rule
a measuring device used to establish precise diameters
micrometer
an angle-measurement device that has a blade at right angle to the head
sqaures
this process is designed to ensure that products, structures, and services meet our ends
qualitycontrol