New Measurements of Planetary Radiation and Planetary by Coblentz W.W., Lampland C.O.

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6╇Random-Error Sources (Noise) If systematic errors can be removed from a measurement, some error will remain due to the randomerror sources that define the precision of the measurement. Random error is sometimes referred to as noise, which is defined as a signal that carries no useful information. 7 by plotting the number of times values within specific ranges are measured. The Gaussian distribution is centered on the true value (presuming no systematic errors), so the mean or average of all the measurements will yield a good estimate of the true value.

4. The digital systems are particularly useful in performing mathematical operations and storing and transmitting data. A/D conversion involves three stages: sampling, quantization, and encoding. ” As a rule of thumb, depending on the significance of the high frequencies, the sampling must be about 5 to 10 times the highest frequency of the signal. The next stage is the quantization, which determines the resolution of the sampled signals. The quantization error decreases as the number of bits increases.

Sensors are used as the primary elements in instruments to respond to the physical variable under investigation. In this book, a diverse range of sensors and instruments are discussed; the advances and the recent developments in measurements, instrumentation, and �sensors are introduced in the proceeding sections and chapters. In many applications, many sensors and instruments are used to collect information about the process under investigation. These instruments are connected together using wired, optical, or wireless networks.

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