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Scientific & technical publications

A research institute which renders important services such as PTB continually produces many types of specialist publications – be they for scientists or experts in legal metrology. Here you can also find a large variety of publications with a focus on the history of science.

For scientists

Scientific publications by PTB staff, which have already appeared in reports, books, doctoral and professorial theses, conference proceedings and journals or have been accepted by a publisher and will soon be brought out..

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Dissertations as well as other scientific works or compilations as a printed manuscript or saved on a CD.

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The "Kohlrausch" is a textbook for physicists during and after their studies. The "Metrologisches Lesebuch" ("A Metrological Textbook") is aimed in general at scientists and others who are generally interested in PTB and metrology. The publication "Sicherheitstechnische Kenngrößen" ("Safety Characteristic Data") is a special book for the field of explosion protection.

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In the PTB Texts, self-contained topics from the fields of science or the history of science are dealt with. This series of texts, which has meanwhile been completed, is aimed at readers who are interested in general issues relating to metrology or the history of science.

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For legal metrology specialists

The PTB Testing Instructions serve as supporting documents and guidelines for testing measurement devices and working equipment – for verification authorities, state-approved test centers and monitoring bodies, test laboratories in industry and for teaching purposes.

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You will be given PTB Requirements, Technical Guidelines and a wide range of further literature to do with the field of legal regulations from PTB Working Group Q.31 Legal Metrology.

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[Translate to English:] Allen Personen und Institutionen, die messtechnische Kontrollen an Medizinprodukten nach den Vorschriften der Medizinprodukte-Betreiberverordnung vornehmen, empfehlen wir den "Leitfaden zur messtechnischen Kontrolle von Medizinprodukten mit Messfunktion" (LMKM).

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For those interested in history

The history of PTR/PTB which stretches back over more than 125 years and can look back at much change and success, has plenty of material on offer for historical reviews – either in chronological order or focusing on certain scientific highpoints or outstanding individual scientists.

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