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Test Matrices 16.621 Prof. Earll Murman
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2 Variables z Independent Variable: A quantity that you will vary and control – E.G.; angle of attack, chamber pressure or temperature, coefficient in algorithm, luminosity, gain, . .. z Parameter: A quantity that is set or otherwise determined, which you will not vary but which needs to be recorded – E.G.; atmospheric pressure, constant in algorithm, battery voltage,. .. z Dependent Variable: A measureable output quantity of your experiment which is a function of the input variables and parameters – E.G.; reaction time, force, energy consumed, temperature
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3 Exercise z With your partner, write down your expected variables and parameters. z Independent Variables z Parameters z Dependent variables
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Test Matrices z A graphical display of your experimental independent variables to help: – Covey the scope of your experiment to your audience – Plan and execute your experiment z Each cell represents a “data point” for your experiment for which you will collect values for the dependent variables. 4000 RPM 0 mph 5 mph 10 mph 15 mph 1000 RPM 2000 RPM 3000 RPM 0 RPM Propeller RPM Speed . Courtesy of Cyndi Vongvanith and Lester McCoy
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This note was uploaded on 11/08/2011 for the course AERO 16.61 taught by Professor Earlmurman during the Spring '03 term at MIT.

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