Accuracy, Calibration and Error Assessment (163)

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Chapter 5 - Accuracy, Calibration and Error Assessment (Instrumentation for Test and Measurement)

  • Simple Statistics of Measurement
  • Random Data and the Gaussian Distribution
  • Cumulative Distribution Functions
  • Probability Density Functions
  • Confidence Levels
  • Types of Error
    • Measurement Error
    • Systematic Error
    • Total System Error: a Function of Elemental Errors
  • Error Assessment
    • “System Accuracy” or “Calibration” Plot
  • Temperature Error
  • Transducer Error
  • Areas of the Normal Curve
    • Table: Normal Curve
  • t (Student) Distribution
    • Table: t Distribution
  • Chi-Square Distribution
    • Table: Chi-Square Distribution

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Accuracy, Calibration and Error Assessment