Errors | Errors in Measurement | Absolute Error | Relative Error | Causes Of Calibration

Errors in Measurement :

Error = Measured Value – True Value

Em = Vm – Vt

1. Absolute Error :

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            True absolute error :

= Result of measurement – True Value

            Apparent Absolute error :

= Result of measurement – Arithmetic Value

2. Relative error :

It is defined as the results of the absolute error and the value of comparison used for 450

calculation of that absolute error.

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Causes of Errors :

1. Calibration Error:

These are caused due to the variation in the calibrated scale from it’s normal value.

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2. Environmental Error :

These are caused due to humidity condition,Temperature and altitude.

3. Assembly Error:

i. Displaced Scale (incorrect Fitting)

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ii. Non –uniform division of the scale.

iii. Due to bent /distorted pointer.

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4. Random Error:

Naturally Occurred

No specific reasons

5. Systematic errors (or) Bias errors:

These are caused due to repeated readings.

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6. Chaotic errors :

These are caused due to vibrations,noises and shocks.

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