Package javax.measure

package javax.measure
Specifies Java packages for the programmatic, type safe handling of quantities and their expression as values of units.

The core interfaces of this package are Dimension, Prefix, Quantity and Unit.

The package also contains the most common Prefix implementations MetricPrefix and BinaryPrefix.

1.7, February 4, 2019
Jean-Marie Dautelle, Werner Keil, Otávio Gonçalves de Santana
  • Class
    Provides support for common binary prefixes to be used by units.
    Represents the dimension of a unit.
    Signals that a problem of some sort has occurred due to incommensurable of some quantities/units.
    This error is used to indicate serious problems with creating, retrieving and manipulating units of measurement objects.
    Exception used to indicate a problem while dealing with units of measurement.
    Provides support for the 24 prefixes used in the metric system (decimal multiples and submultiples of units).
    A unit prefix is a specifier or mnemonic that is prepended to units of measurement to indicate multiples or fractions of the units.
    Quantity<Q extends Quantity<Q>>
    Represents a quantitative property of a phenomenon, body, or substance, that can be quantified by measurement.
    The scale of a Quantity, either ABSOLUTE or RELATIVE.
    Signals that a problem of some sort has occurred due to the impossibility of constructing a converter between two units.
    Unit<Q extends Quantity<Q>>
    Represents a determinate quantity (as of length, time, heat, or value) adopted as a standard of measurement.
    A converter of numeric values between different units.