The Economist Desk Companion
How to Measure, Convert, Calculate, and Define Practically AnythingBook - 1998
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.
Publisher: New York : Wiley, ©1998
Branch Call Number: 530.81 ECO 1998
Characteristics: 272 p. : ill
Alternative Title: Desk companion