Introductory notes for the Acta IMEKO Special Section on the Asia-Pacific Symposium on Measurement of Mass, Force and Torque (APMF 2017)
This special issue of Acta IMEKO is the second issue, which presents the research highlights of the biannual Asia-Pacific Symposium on Measurement of Mass, Force and Torque (APMF). The purpose of the symposium is to offer researchers and scientists the opportunities of exchanging the latest scientific information and mise en pratique in the field of Mass, Force and Torque.
The recent APMF was organized by National Institute of Metrology (Thailand) in November 2017 in Krabi, Thailand, around the theme “Metrology Moving Towards Foundation”. The fields of the discussions and presentations were extended to cover the area of mass, force, torque, density, hardness, pressure, vacuum and gravimetry. The International Program Committee of APMF 2017 considered and selected 10 potential papers to be published as the enhanced versions in Acta IMEKO journal. With the journal’s standards of the review process by the expert referees, 6 articles were accepted for this special issue. The state of the art and recent research works developed to improve the accuracy and quality of the measurements in the aforesaid fields are presented in this issue.
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