ERIC Number: EJ392730
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: 0
Do Student Chemical Engineers Understand Experimental Error?
Hudgins, R. R.; Reilly, P. M.
Chemical Engineering Education, v23 n2 p92-94,119 Spr 1989
Discussed are problems encountered when a gas absorption experiment with strong measurement error is used. Notes students either avoid the experiment or report it as defective. Provides ideas to make lab experiments more instructive. (MVL)
Descriptors: Chemical Analysis, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, College Science, Engineering Education, Error of Measurement, Laboratory Procedures, Mathematical Applications, Problem Solving, Science Experiments, Science Instruction, Scientific Concepts, Statistical Analysis, Teaching Methods, Undergraduate Study
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A