Chapter 3. Measurement Systems in Environmental Management

  1. Alan S. Morris

Published Online: 7 FEB 2006

DOI: 10.1002/0470090782.ch3

ISO 14000 Environmental Management Standards: Engineering and Financial Aspects

ISO 14000 Environmental Management Standards: Engineering and Financial Aspects

How to Cite

Morris, A. S. (2003) Measurement Systems in Environmental Management, in ISO 14000 Environmental Management Standards: Engineering and Financial Aspects, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470090782.ch3

Author Information

  1. Department of Automatic Control and Systems Engineering, University of Sheffield, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 7 FEB 2006
  2. Published Print: 24 OCT 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470851289

Online ISBN: 9780470090787

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Keywords:

  • measuring instruments;
  • deflection-type instrument;
  • null-type instrument;
  • active/passive instruments;
  • measurement-resolution requirements;
  • ‘intelligent instrument’;
  • analogue-to-digital (A/D) converter;
  • ‘repeatability’ and ‘reproducibility’;
  • sensitivity of measurement;
  • calibration

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Choosing suitable measuring instruments

  • Calibration of measuring instruments

  • Documentation of measurement and calibration systems

  • References