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MEASURING ERRORS

CHAPTER 01.02

How a Learner Can Use This Module

PRE-REQUISITES & OBJECTIVES

 

Pre-Requisites for Learning Measuring Errors [PDF] [DOC]

Objectives of Measuring Errors [PDF] [DOC]

TEXTBOOK CHAPTER

 

Textbook Chapter of Measuring Errors? [PDF] [DOC]

DIGITAL AUDIOVISUAL LECTURES

 

True Error: Definition & Example [YOUTUBE 8:10] [TRANSCRIPT]

Relative True Error: Definition & Example [YOUTUBE 7:39] [TRANSCRIPT]

Approximate Error Definition & Example  [YOUTUBE 6:39]  [TRANSCRIPT]

Relative Approximate Error: Definition & Example  [YOUTUBE 8:45]  [TRANSCRIPT]

MULTIPLE CHOICE TEST

 

Test Your Knowledge of Measuring Errors [HTML] [FLASH] [PDF] [DOC]

PRESENTATIONS

 

A PowerPoint Presentation on Measuring Errors [PDF] [PPT]

WORKSHEETS

 

Worksheets on True Error  [MAPLE] [MATHCAD] [MATHEMATICA] [MATLAB]

Worksheets on Approximate Error  [MAPLE] [MATHCAD] [MATHEMATICA] [MATLAB]

BLOG ENTRIES

 

Round off errors and the Patriot missile [BLOG]

WOLFRAM DEMONSTRATION (External link | What are Wolfram Demonstrations? | Do need free Mathematica Player to run)

 

Precision Error [NBP]

RELATED TOPICS

 

Introduction

Sources of Error

Binary Representation

Floating Pt Representation

Propagation of Errors

Taylor Theorem Revisit

 

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