# dimensional: Statically checked physical dimensions, using Type Families and Data Kinds.

Dimensional is a library providing data types for performing arithmetic with physical quantities and units. Information about the physical dimensions of the quantities and units is embedded in their types and the validity of operations is verified by the type checker at compile time. The boxing and unboxing of numerical values as quantities is done by multiplication and division with units. The library is designed to, as far as is practical, enforce/encourage best practices of unit usage. Version 1 of the dimensional package differs from earlier version in that the dimension tracking is implemented using Closed Type Families and Data Kinds rather than functional dependencies. This enables a number of features, including improved support for unit names and quantities with statically-unknown dimensions. Requires GHC 8.0 or later.

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## Modules

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*Numeric**Units*- Numeric.Units.Dimensional
- Numeric.Units.Dimensional.Coercion
- Numeric.Units.Dimensional.Dimensions
- Numeric.Units.Dimensional.Dynamic
- Numeric.Units.Dimensional.FixedPoint
- Numeric.Units.Dimensional.Float
- Numeric.Units.Dimensional.Functor
- Numeric.Units.Dimensional.NonSI
- Numeric.Units.Dimensional.Prelude
- Numeric.Units.Dimensional.Quantities
- Numeric.Units.Dimensional.SIUnits
- Numeric.Units.Dimensional.UnitNames
- Numeric.Units.Dimensional.Variants

- Numeric.Units.Dimensional

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Versions [RSS] | 0.7, 0.7.1, 0.7.2, 0.7.3, 0.8, 0.8.0.1, 0.8.2.1, 0.9, 0.10, 0.10.1, 0.10.1.1, 0.10.1.2, 0.10.2, 0.12, 0.12.1, 0.12.1.1, 0.12.2, 0.12.3, 0.13, 0.13.0.1, 0.13.0.2, 1.0.0.0, 1.0.1.0, 1.0.1.1, 1.0.1.2, 1.0.1.3, 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5 |
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Change log | CHANGELOG.md |

Dependencies | base (>=4.9 && <5), deepseq (>=1.3), exact-pi (>=0.4.1 && <0.6), ieee754 (>=0.7.6), numtype-dk (>=0.5 && <1.1), semigroups, vector (>=0.10) [details] |

License | BSD-3-Clause |

Copyright | Bjorn Buckwalter 2006-2018 |

Author | Bjorn Buckwalter |

Maintainer | bjorn@buckwalter.se |

Revised | Revision 2 made by HerbertValerioRiedel at 2019-03-22T09:55:50Z |

Category | Math, Physics |

Home page | https://github.com/bjornbm/dimensional/ |

Bug tracker | https://github.com/bjornbm/dimensional/issues/ |

Source repo | head: git clone https://github.com/bjornbm/dimensional/ |

Uploaded | by dmcclean at 2018-12-28T21:57:20Z |

Distributions | Debian:1.3, LTSHaskell:1.5, NixOS:1.5, Stackage:1.5 |

Reverse Dependencies | 11 direct, 4 indirect [details] |

Downloads | 26459 total (73 in the last 30 days) |

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Status | Docs available [build log] Last success reported on 2018-12-28 [all 1 reports] |