Chapter 4. Measurement System Errors

  1. Alan S. Morris

Published Online: 7 FEB 2006

DOI: 10.1002/0470090782.ch4

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 System Errors, in ISO 14000 Environmental Management Standards: Engineering and Financial Aspects, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470090782.ch4

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:

  • random errors and systematic errors;
  • systematic errors;
  • systematic parallax-induced error;
  • random errors;
  • root-mean-squared deviation;
  • cumulative distribution function(c.d.f.)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Random errors

  • Systematic errors

  • Error reduction using intelligent instruments

  • Total measurement system errors

  • References