IEEE Quantities, Units, and Symbols Standards Committee (QUSCom)


QUSCom Committee Scope

The Quantities, Units, and Symbols Standards Committee (QUSCom) studies questions regarding quantities, units, and systems of measurement; prepares recommendations and standards on these matters in support of the IEEE Policy on metrics; and provides current information on quantities and units to all organizations preparing IEEE standards in support of the IEEE SA Standards Board Implementation Plan for IEEE Policy 9.17. QUSCom maintains the American National Standard for Metric Practice, IEEE/ASTM SI-10, and advises all IEEE entities on questions regarding metric practices and the application of the International System of Units (SI).

QUSCom Documents

Document NumberDocument TitleChair
260.1IEEE Standard Letter Symbols for Units of Measurement (SI Customary Inch-Pound Units, and Certain Other Units)Randy Curey
260.3American National Standard Mathematical Signs and Symbols for Use in Physical Sciences and TechnologyRandy Curey
260.4IEEE Standard for Letter Symbols and Abbreviations for Quantities Used in AcousticsNA
270IEEE Standard Definitions for Selected Quantities, Units, and Related Terms, with Special Attention to the International System of Units (SI)NA
280IEEE Standard Letter Symbols for Quantities Used in Electrical Science and Electrical EngineeringRandy Curey
945IEEE Recommended Practice for Preferred Metric Units for Use in Electrical and Electronics Science and TechnologyNA
1541IEEE Standard for Prefixes for Binary MultiplesKeith Flowers
SI 10American National Standard for Metric PracticeJohn Webb

Last Updated: December 12, 2023