CGPM

AcronymDefinition
CGPMConférence Générale des Poids et Mesures (French: General Conference on Weights and Measures)
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The CGPM also noted, "The kelvin is currently defined in terms of an intrinsic property of water that, while being an invariant of nature, in practice depends on the purity and isotopic composition of the water used.
The spread of the katal in routine medical laboratory reporting, however, has been sporadic, and apart from general inertia, the argument was often advanced that the special term lacked adoption by CGPM for use with the SI.
Finally, the IFCC petition and the related CCU and CCQM Recommendations were put before the 21st CGPM meeting in October 1999, which adopted the combined recommendations summarized above.
1), (2), provides a brief review of the current SI and the international bodies responsible for it, namely, the CGPM, CIPM, BIPM, and CCU (General Conference on Weights and Measures, International Committee for Weights and Measures, International Bureau of Weights and Measures, and Consultative Committee on Units, respectively).
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Dans sa quete de solutions durables aux problematiques de la pratique de la peche et de l'aquaculture, le secteur a fait appel a la CGPM (Commission generale de la peche en Mediterranee et en mere Noire) dont l'experience est considerable dans ce domaine.
21, k21 (Figura 2), en donde su valor ha sido determinado en las verificaciones periodicas organizadas por el BIPM y establecidas por la CGPM (Girad, 1994).
De la misma manera el Comite Consultivo para las Unidades (CCU) en la Recomendacion U1 (2005), solicita al CIPM que apruebe en principio la preparacion de las nuevas definiciones y realizaciones practicas del kilogramo, el ampere y el kelvin, de modo que si los resultados de las mediciones experimentales son aceptables y acordadas entre los diferentes Comites Consultivos y otros organismos relevantes, el CIPM pueda preparar propuestas a los Estados Miembros del Tratado del Metro a tiempo para su posible adopcion en la 24a reunion de la CGPM en 2011 (Mills, Mohr, Quinn, Taylor, & Williams, 2006; CCM, 2005; CCU, 2005; CCEM, 2005).
In 1901, the 3rd CGPM in Paris established the definition of the unit of mass: "The Kilogram is the unit of mass; it is equal to the mass of the International Prototype of the Kilogram.
In 1921, the Sixth CGPM modified the Meter Convention to extend the scope of the BIPM and CIPM to cover electrical measurements.
The 1967 CGPM changed the name of the unit of measurement for luminous intensity from "new candle" to "candela" but did not change its physical definition, hence the following definition was used for the can dela from 1948 to 1979 (5):
In 1960, the metric system was formally renamed the International System of Units, universally abbreviated SI, by the CGPM.