I was intrigued reading * http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Quantity_calculus" [Broken] that after two centuries axiomatization of QC has not been completed, though there are only 5 basic elements and 4[3] concepts:(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

S[tandard],= U[nit], D[imension], Q[uantity]. I suppose nobody here has tackled the problem or knowsthe state of the artor can tell whether the task is unnecessary or impossible, but, with your help, I would like to examine the problem.

I tried to gather basic scientific information, I found a "formal^{?}" definition of Q http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Quantity" [Broken] in DA. Moreover, in the article * we read that QC... is "analogous" to a system of algebra with units instead of variables. Now, could you tell me if

1) VIM3's is the official, best definition available of Q

2) [you know or] where to find an appropriate definition of D in D[imensional] A[nalysis] and in relation to Q

3) set theory [arithmetics] ZFC is appropriate for a sistem "analogous" to algebra

4) the fact that different entities share same dimensions is an obstacle to axiomatization

5) there is a list of derived quantities

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# The axiomatization of Quantity Calculus, the logical foundations of DA

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