CE 321 – Spring 2008 :
LAB FINAL REVIEW SHEET
ERROR AND UNCERTAINTY:
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Know the propagated error equations used in lab.
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Know the difference between propagated and actual error.
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Know the difference between absolute and relative error.
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Know how to calculate all of the above given a set of data.
LAB #1: Fluid Statics
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Have a general overview of what the lab was trying to accomplish and understand the
principles at work.
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Be able to draw and label the hydrostatic pressure apparatus and the pressure distribution
caused by the water for each situation encountered in this lab.
LAB #2: Flow rate measurement
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Know that Q = V/t (where V=Volume).
Be able to calculate Q from V and t data.
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Understand the concept of standard deviation and what it represents and what we use it
for.
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Be able to determine dQ/Q (be sure you know the equation, including all the variables,
and how to apply it).
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Know what the least count is.
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This note was uploaded on 04/19/2010 for the course CE 321 taught by Professor Mantha,p during the Spring '08 term at Michigan State University.
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