Measurement Uncertainties in Science and Technology

Authors: Grabe, Michael

  • Expanded, restructured and updated new edition
  • Standardizes data evaluations
  • A useful guidebook to experimentalists
  • Leads metrology down to the physically true values of measured quantities
  • Includes new fundamental physical measuring effects
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This book recasts the classical Gaussian error calculus from scratch, the inducements concerning both random and unknown systematic errors. The idea of this book is to create a formalism being fit to localize the true values of physical quantities considered – true with respect to the set of predefined physical units. Remarkably enough, the prevailingly practiced forms of error calculus do not feature this property which however proves in every respect, to be physically indispensable. The amended formalism, termed Generalized Gaussian Error Calculus by the author, treats unknown systematic errors as biases and brings random errors to bear via enhanced confidence intervals as laid down by Student. The significantly extended second edition thoroughly restructures and systematizes the text as a whole and illustrates the formalism by numerous numerical examples. They demonstrate the basic principles of how to understand uncertainties to localize the true values of measured values - a perspective decisive in view of the contested physical explorations.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Measurement Uncertainties in Science and Technology
Authors
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Distribution Rights
Distribution rights for India: Delhi Book Store, New Delhi, India
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-04888-8
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-04888-8
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-04887-1
Softcover ISBN
978-3-319-33056-3
Edition Number
2
Number of Pages
XIV, 401
Number of Illustrations and Tables
39 b/w illustrations, 41 illustrations in colour
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