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SYSTEMS LABORATORY
FUNDAMENTAL CONCEPTS IN
MEASUREMENT & EXPERIMENTATION
What is Measurement?
In general, it is the acquisition of information.
Classification of informat
FINAL YEAR DESIGN PROJECTS OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING
2012/2013
Title: Development of Low-Cost Kite for Airborne Wind Turbines
Group size: 4 students
Supervisor: Prof. Francesco Ciucci (email: [email protected]
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Binomial Distribution:
P( x ) =
n!
p x (1 p)n x
x ! (n x )!
x
P(x) is the probability of obtaining x successes in n
independent trials of a discrete ev
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REGRESSION ANALYSIS
Regression problem deals with the relationship
between the frequency distribution of one (dependent)
variable and another (independ
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STATISTICAL TREATMENT OF
EXPERIMENTAL DATA
Discrete Frequency Distributions:
Assume that a total of n=10 measurements, xi
(i=1,10) are made as:
x1
x2
x
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PRESENTATION OF DATA
The presentation of numerical findings of an
experiment is as important as the conduct of the
tests. Because all conclusions to be
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UNCERTAINTY ANALYSIS
Significant Figures:
The number of significant figures used in expressing
the results of a measurement is an indication of the
acc
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MEASUREMENT & EXPERIMENTATION
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Measurement Errors and Uncertainty:
The Error in a measurement is the difference
betw
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SYSTEMS LABORATORY
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MEASUREMENT & EXPERIMENTATION
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How to Measure?
By means of special sensing devices often called
Transducers
or
Senso
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1. DESCRIPTION OF THE COMPANY.3
1.1.
Company Name.3
1.2. Company Location.3
1.3. Organizational Structure.3
1.4. Number and Duties of Engineers and Other Staff Employed.3
1.5. Main Area of Bu