Table of contents for An introduction to uncertainty in measurement using the GUM (guide to the expression of uncertainty in measurement) / L. Kirkup and R.B. Frenkel.


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Preface; 1. The importance of uncertainty in science and technology; 2. Measurement fundamentals; 3. Terms used in measurement; 4. Introduction to uncertainty in measurement; 5. Some statistical concepts; 6. Systematic errors; 7. Calculation of uncertainties; 8. Probability density, the Gaussian distribution and the Central Limit Theorem; 9. Sampling a Gaussian distribution; 10. The t-distribution, and the Welch-Satterthwaite formula; 11. Case studies in measurement uncertainty; Appendices; References; Index.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Mensuration.
Uncertainty.
Physical measurements.