## Experimentation and MeasurementAn expert in the statistical design of experiments introduces the laws of measurement in simple terms, describing how to make good measurements, recognize sources of miscalculations, and detect and minimize errors. Topics include mathematics of measurement, use of instruments, and experimenting with weighing machines. Excellent resource for students, researchers. 1994 edition. |

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### Contents

Preface | 6 |

WHY WE NEED MEASUREMENTS | 15 |

MEASUREMENTS IN EXPERIMENTATION | 23 |

TYPICAL COLLECTIONS OF MEASUREMENTS | 41 |

MATHEMATICS OF MEASUREMENT | 56 |

INSTRUMENTS FOR MAKING MEASUREMENTS | 80 |

EXPERIMENT WITH WEIGHING MACHINES | 96 |

SELECTION OF ITEMS FOR MEASUREMENT | 104 |

MEASUREMENT OF THREAD STRENGTH | 113 |

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