Chapter 3. Uncertainty in a Result Determined from Multiple Variables

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

Published Online: 27 JUL 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470485682.ch3

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) Uncertainty in a Result Determined from Multiple Variables, in Experimentation, Validation, and Uncertainty Analysis for Engineers, Third Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470485682.ch3

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:

  • uncertainty in result determined from multiple variables;
  • Taylor Series Method (TSM) propagation of uncertainties;
  • rough-walled pipe resistance characteristics;
  • Monte Carlo method for uncertainties propagation;
  • coverage interval convergence for MCM example

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Taylor Series Method for Propagation of Uncertainties

  • Monte Carlo Method for Propagation of Uncertainties

  • References

  • Problems