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Measurements Errors Random error
Systematic error Uncertainty Total uncertainity in addition / subtraction
Total uncertainty in multiplication and division Total uncertainty in power factor Total uncertainty in the average value of many measurements
Total uncertainty in the timing experiment Total uncertainty in the timing experiment Example 1 - Calculation of uncertainty
Least count Spring Balance Digital Balance
Protractor Micrometer Vernier calliper
Digital Ammeter Cathode Ray Osciloscope
 

Systematic error

Systematic error refers to an effect that influences all measurements of a particular quantity equally. It produces a consistent difference in readings. It occurs to some definite rule. It may occur due to zero error of instruments, poor calibration of instruments or incorrect markings etc. systematic error can be reduced by comparing the instruments with another which is known to be more accurate. Thus for systematic error, a correction factor can be applied.

 
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unknown Said :
^to calculate the radius, diameter needs to be divided by 2. thus, 1.22/2 = 0.61
 
  02/01/15 12:33 AM
   
Bilal Said :
where did 0.6 come from in result
 
  09/09/14 02:51 PM
 

 

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