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An introduction to error analysis

Author: John R Taylor
Publisher: Sausalito, Calif. : University Science Books, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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The new second edition of this bestselling text introduces lowerdivision science students to the study of uncertainties in science. This book has been translated into nine languagesand has more  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John R Taylor
ISBN: 093570275X 9780935702750 0935702423 9780935702422
OCLC Number: 224020031
Description: xvii, 327 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Preface to Second EditionPreface to First Edition1. Preliminary Description of Error Analysis2. How to Report and Use Uncertainties3. Propagation of Uncertainties4. Statistical Analysis of Random Uncertainties5. The Normal Distribution6. Rejection of Data7. Weighted Averages8. Least-Squares Fitting9. Covariance and Correlation10. The Binomial Distribution11. The Poisson Distribution12. The Chi-Squared Test for a Distribution
Responsibility: John R. Taylor.

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