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Experimentation : An Introduction to Measurement Theory and Experiment Design - 3rd edition

by David C. Baird

Experimentation : An Introduction to Measurement Theory and Experiment Design (ISBN10: 0133032981; ISBN13: 9780133032987)
ISBN13: 978-0133032987
ISBN10: 0133032981

Summary: The ever-increasing use of the computer as a tool for data analysis and acquisition has not eliminated the need for a grounding, sound experimentation design, Baird continues to emphasize the fundamentals of experimentation with added consideration for the power of new technology. Features

  • Chapter 1 : Outlines physics lab work, emphasizing the nature of experiment moreing
  • Chapters 2 - 4 : Provide information on measurement, statistics and scientific procedures
  • Chapter 5 : Unfolds, step-by-step, the practical requirements in designing an experiment
  • Chapter 6 : Provides the procedures for evaluating the results of the experiment
  • Chapter 7 : Contains suggestions for writing lab reports
  • Offers appendices covering the mathematical derivation of some of the equations in the text.
  • Adds material on computer processing of experimental observations.
  • Describes the basic characteristics of experimentation and measurement as relevant and accessible to a wide range of students, not only those who will proceed to professional work in physics.
  • Tracks one sample case experiment throughout the text.
  • Contains suggestions for writing lab reports. less

Edition/Copyright: 3RD 95
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published: 07/13/1994
International: No

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