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Realistic uncertainties and the mass measurement process

Paul E. Pontius

Realistic uncertainties and the mass measurement process

an illustrated review

by Paul E. Pontius

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Published by U.S. National Bureau of Standards : For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mass (Physics) -- Measurement.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[by] P.E. Pontius and J.M. Cameron.
    SeriesNational Bureau of Standards monograph ;, 103, NBS monograph ;, 103.
    ContributionsCameron, J. M. joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQC100 .U556 no. 103
    The Physical Object
    Pagination17 p. :
    Number of Pages17
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5560535M
    LC Control Number67060056

    Designs for the Calibration of Standards of Mass, NBS Technical Note , U.S. Dept Realistic Evaluation of the Precision and Accuracy of Instrument Calibration SystemsJ Research National Bureau of Standards-C Determining and Reporting Measurement Uncertainties, National Conference of Standards Laboratories RP, (), Suite. Jun 12,  · A reference material for establishing uncertainties in full-field displacement measurements. E Hack 1, X Lin 2, examined the effect of movement during the measurement process in high-speed digital image correlation. where M is the mass of the cantilever.

    measurement process. 5. Write an uncertainty equation describing the errors in the measurement process. 6. Separate the uncertainty terms into Type A, those to be evaluated by direct observation, and Type B, those evaluated by other means. 7. For the Type A uncertainties: • Perform the repeated measurements or sets of measurements. Aug 08,  · Measurement and Uncertainties • Determine the uncertainties in southindiatrails.com addition and subtraction, absolute uncertainties maybe southindiatrails.com multiplication, division and powers, percentageuncertainties may be southindiatrails.com other functions (trigonometric, logarithmic), themean highest and lowest possible answers may becalculated to obtain the.

    Note on book problems: Most of the problems in your book will have values which look like they only have 1 s.f. Assume that all digits in book problems. are. significant. i.e. if a problem says that an object has a mass of kg, please treat that as 3 s.f. Apr 07,  · Birch, K., Estimating Uncertainties in Testing - An Intermediate Guide to Estimating and Reporting Uncertainty of Measurement in Testing, Measurement Good Practice Guide No. 36, British Measurement and Testing Association, Google ScholarAuthor: Graham T. Smith.


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