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ERIC Number: ED020118
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966
Pages: 1
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MEASUREMENT AND PRECISION, EXPERIMENTAL VERSION.
Harvard Univ., Cambridge, MA. Harvard Project Physics.
THIS DOCUMENT IS AN EXPERIMENTAL VERSION OF A PROGRAMED TEXT ON MEASUREMENT AND PRECISION. PART I CONTAINS 24 FRAMES DEALING WITH PRECISION AND SIGNIFICANT FIGURES ENCOUNTERED IN VARIOUS MATHEMATICAL COMPUTATIONS AND MEASUREMENTS. PART II BEGINS WITH A BRIEF SECTION ON EXPERIMENTAL DATA, COVERING SUCH POINTS AS (1) ESTABLISHING THE ZERO POINT, (2) CALIBRATION OF INSTRUMENTS, (3) PARALLAX, AND (4) UNCERTAINTY. THE NEXT TEN FRAMES DEAL WITH UNCERTAINTY IN DATA. PART III CONTINUES WITH 36 ADDITIONAL FRAMES ON UNCERTAINTY AS ENCOUNTERED IN TREATMENT OF DATA IN VARIOUS STAGES OF COMPLEXITY. THIS DOCUMENT IS AVAILABLE FROM HARVARD PROJECT PHYSICS, PIERCE HALL, 29 OXFORD STREET, CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS 02138. (DH)
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Authoring Institution: Harvard Univ., Cambridge, MA. Harvard Project Physics.
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