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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Static ports on both sides of the fuselage can reduce instrument error due to yaw, and provide some backup.
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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.
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Pertinent data: Uses Mitutoyo's Absolute rotary sensor with high-precision screw machining technology, reducing instrument error to [+ or -] 0.5 pm.
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This sensor reduces instrument error to [+ or -]0.5 [micro]m to deliver high-accuracy with no trade-off in operability.
This sensor reduces instrument error to [+ or -]0.5[micro]m to deliver high-accuracy with no trade-off in operability.

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