Chapter 1. Experimentation, Errors, and Uncertainty

  1. Hugh W. Coleman1 and
  2. W. Glenn Steele Jr.2

Published Online: 27 JUL 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470485682.ch1

Experimentation, Validation, and Uncertainty Analysis for Engineers, Third Edition

Experimentation, Validation, and Uncertainty Analysis for Engineers, Third Edition

How to Cite

Coleman, H. W. and Steele, W. G. (2009) Experimentation, Errors, and Uncertainty, in Experimentation, Validation, and Uncertainty Analysis for Engineers, Third Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470485682.ch1

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Alabama in Huntsville, USA

  2. 2

    Mississippi State University, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 JUL 2009
  2. Published Print: 10 JUL 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470168882

Online ISBN: 9780470485682

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Keywords:

  • experimentation, errors, and uncertainty;
  • Uncertainty analysis - a powerful tool;
  • “Measurement Uncertainty” to “Experimental Uncertainty”;
  • uncertainties at first-order replication level in sample-to-sample experiment;
  • data reduction equation (DRE)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Experimentation

  • Experimental Approach

  • Basic Concepts and Definitions

  • Experimental Results Determined from Multiple Measured Variables

  • Guides and Standards

  • A Note on Nomenclature

  • References

  • Problems