Lecture7 - ENU 4612C/5615C Nuclear Radiation Detection and...

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Unformatted text preview: ENU 4612C/5615C Nuclear Radiation Detection and Instrumentation Lecture 7 Counting Statistics and Error Prediction (3) Counting Statistics and Error Prediction 4. Error Propagation 4. Error Propagation The Error Propagation Formula 4. Error Propagation Sums or Differences of Counts 2 2 y x u + = 4. Error Propagation Example of Differences of Counts 4. Error Propagation Multiplication or Division by a Constant Fractional error Ax u = B x v / = 2 2 2 x u x u = x u x u = x v x v = A x u = B x v 1 = x u A = B x v = x Ax A u x x u = = x x B B v x x v = = 2 2 2 x v x v = 4. Error Propagation Example of Division by a Constant 4. Error Propagation Multiplication or Division of Counts xy u = y x u / = 2 2 2 2 2 y x u y u x u + = y x u =...
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This note was uploaded on 12/10/2011 for the course ENU 4612c taught by Professor Ghita during the Fall '11 term at University of Florida.

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Lecture7 - ENU 4612C/5615C Nuclear Radiation Detection and...

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