6. Propagation of Random Errors in Indirectly Measured Quantities

  1. Charles D. Ghilani Ph.D. Professor

Published Online: 9 MAR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470586266.ch6

Adjustment Computations: Spatial Data Analysis, Fifth Edition

Adjustment Computations: Spatial Data Analysis, Fifth Edition

How to Cite

Ghilani, C. D. (2010) Propagation of Random Errors in Indirectly Measured Quantities, in Adjustment Computations: Spatial Data Analysis, Fifth Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470586266.ch6

Author Information

  1. The Pennsylvania State University, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 9 MAR 2010
  2. Published Print: 3 MAR 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470464915

Online ISBN: 9780470586266

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Keywords:

  • random error propagation in indirectly measured quantities;
  • basic error propagation equation;
  • special law of propagation of variances (SLOPOV);
  • frequently encountered specific functions;
  • programming equations in computational package - Mathcad® electronic book on book's companion web site

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Basic Error Propagation Equation

  • Frequently Encountered Specific Functions

  • Numerical Examples

  • Software

  • Conclusions

  • Problems

  • Practical Exercises