## Foundations of Measurement and Instrumentation |

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accuracy amplitude application approximation arithmetic mean average calibration capacitance circuit coefficient computed constant convenient coordinates curve damping deduced density depend determined deviation differential dimensional analysis dimensionless dimensions electrical eM(y energy equal equation error distribution Example factor first-order system fluctuation fluid flux forcing function formula fractional error fractional uncertainty frequency gauge Gaussian Gaussian distribution given independent variable indication instrument interval linear logarithm Luminous flux magnetic magnitude mass mass flow rate mathematical maximum meter method mksu negligible noise nondimensional nonlinearity Note observations oscillation percent physical quantity physical variable pound mass pressure priori probable error probable value produce random errors represents resistance resistor response rms error second-order system sinusoid statampere steady-state steady-state response summations symbol systematic correction Table temperature termed thermal thermal conductivity thermocouple treated tube usually value y0 velocity voltage weight zero