instrument error


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instrument error

The difference between values indicated by an instrument and those that are actual. Normally, a correction card is placed next to the instrument indicating the instrument error. Also called calibration error.
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If the model detects a flow discrepancy, the leak signature analysis module determines whether it was caused by an instrument error, a gradual leak or a sudden leak.
Instrument Error to be a Maximum Plus or Minus (1) MPH / (2) KM/PH at
We didn't focus on it because we weren't sure if it was a true signal or an instrument error," Frankenberg said.
If the model detects a flow discrepancy, the leak signature analysis module then determines whether it was caused by an instrument error, a gradual leak or a sudden leak.
Pertinent data: Uses Mitutoyo's Absolute rotary sensor with high-precision screw machining technology, reducing instrument error to [+ or -] 0.
It utilizes a patent-pending Absolute rotary sensor that is said to reduce instrument error to [+ or -] 0.
The total measurement uncertainty was based on the instrument error (0.
The team hopes that the vast distance between the sites (roughly 3000 kilometers between the most easterly and westerly stations), as well as the number and diversity of instruments used, will eliminate the chance of instrument error or local atmospheric disturbances.
The team hopes that the vast distance between the sites (roughly 3000 kilometres between the most easterly and westerly stations), as well as the number and diversity of instruments used, will eliminate the chance of instrument error or local atmospheric disturbances.
That, in Mr Brunstrom's eyes, is the heinous crime of exceeding the 30 mph limit by only two mph over the 10% instrument error allowed by the construction and use regulations.
But convincing gravity specialists of the result's validity would be difficult, unless the GP-B team could rule out all sources of instrument error, says gravitation theorist M.
The problem turned out to be an instrument error and the door had in fact been shut correctly.

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