The Unity units library

logoThis is the unity library, which is able to parse scientific unit specifications using a variety of syntaxes.

This is version unity-1.0, 2014 May 23

The library is released under the terms of the 2-clause BSD licence.

The four syntaxes which the library (and VOUnits specification) refers to are:

The library includes a set of `known units', which draws heavily on the QUDT specification and models, in the sense that it incorporates a subset of the QUDT units, with a few astronomy-specific additions. Specifically it draws on QUDT v1.1, which was the current version at the time v1.0 of this library was released.

Further details:

Documentation:

See the release notes.

Norman Gray
2014 May 23