An introduction to error analysis : the study of uncertainties in physical measurements

Taylor, John R.

An introduction to error analysis : the study of uncertainties in physical measurements - Mill Valley, Calif. : University Science Books, ©1982. - x, 270 pages : illustrations ; - Series of books in physics. .

Includes Index

Preface to the Second Edition --
Preface to the First Edition --
Ch. 1. Preliminary Description of Error Analysis --
Ch. 2. How to Report and Use Uncertainties --
Ch. 3. Propagation of Uncertainties --
Ch. 4. Statistical Analysis and Random Uncertainties --
Ch. 5. The Normal Distribution --
Ch. 6. Rejection of Data --
Ch. 7. Weighted Averages --
Ch. 8. Least-Squares Fitting --
Ch. 9. Covariance and Correlation --
Ch. 10. The Binomial Distribution --
Ch. 11. The Poisson Distribution --
Ch. 12. The Chi-Squared Test for a Distribution --
App. A. Normal Error Integral, I --
App. B. Normal Error Integral, II --
App. C. Probabilities for Correlation Coefficients --
App. D. Probabilities for Chi Squared --
App. E. Two Proofs Concerning Sample Standard Deviations --
Bibliography --
Answers to Quick Checks and Odd-Numbered Problems --
Index.


An introduction to error analysis for first degree students who do experimental work in science and engineering courses.

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