5. What does the term accuracy mean in relation to measurement?
Accuracy is a measurement of how ACCURATLY an instrument performs at different flow ranges
What does the term precision mean in relation to measurement?
Precision measures an instrument's ability to REAPEAT a process variable functions accurately.
Precision = repeatable
What is the difference between an error as a percentage of full scale or an error as
a percentage of reading?
They are more accurate
What does the term "offset error" mean?
zero span
9. What is the span?
Where at zero it is ok but it moves apart as it starts to work
.What does the term "Linearity" mean?
An irregular reading over time
What do "URV", "LRV" and "PV" mean?
Upper range value
Lower range value
Process value
What value traditionally goes on the horizontal axis of a graph?
Time
The value of something goes vertical
13.What is an error bar?
Error bars are a graphical representation of the variability of data and are used on graphs to indicate the error, or uncertainty in a reported measurement.
Express the number 100 234 in scientific and engineering notation.
Express the number 100 234 in scientific and engineering notation.
1.00234 x 10^ 5 in scientific
Scientific u have one number and the rest in decimals with the power of
Engineering
100.234 x 10^3
8
Engineer is to the nearest gap. Decimal it. Put to the power of that eirrth 3 or 6
In scientific notation, the goal is to get the base number to be greater than or equal to 1.0, and less than 10. So, in the above examples, the two values in scientific notation were: