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Traceable Temperatures An Introduction to Temperature Measurement and Calibration J. V. Nicholas D. R. White New Zealand Institute for Industrial Research and Development Over one in five thermometers currently in use are out of calibration. This self-teaching text seeks to redress this situation by providing practical guidance on temperature measurement and calibration. Focusing upon recognised measurement procedures and international standards, the authors detail the operating and measurement principles for the four most common thermometers: platinum resistance, liquid-in-glass, thermocouples and radiation thermometers. Features include:
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Evaluates the changes in the agreed legal scale used to calibrate thermometers. Takes the definition of traceability as its starting point to explain how faulty temperature readings can be avoided if readers follow recognized procedures. Demonstrates how to ensure accuracy of thermometers. Quality concepts and modern instrument practice are emphasized and radiation thermometry explained.
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Book Description Wiley, 1994. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0471938033