Understanding instrument calibration

Authors

  • Richard J. Peppin Scantek, Inc., 7060 Oakland Mills Rd #L, Columbia, MD 21046, United States
  • Mariana Buzduga Scantek, Inc., 7060 Oakland Mills Rd #L, Columbia, MD 21046, United States

Keywords:

Calibration, Laboratories, Instrument calibration, Misconceptions

Abstract

Calibration is often misunderstood and is filled with many misconceptions. Neither the users of instruments nor the simple laboratories that perform the calibration assessmnets have a clear understanding of their roles in the complex field of calibration. This article provides the necesary processes involved in calibrating an instrument, simple or complex, and a brief description that wil clarify the myriad misconceptions.

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Published

2006-03-01

How to Cite

1.
Peppin RJ, Buzduga M. Understanding instrument calibration. Canadian Acoustics [Internet]. 2006 Mar. 1 [cited 2021 Oct. 28];34(1):45-9. Available from: https://jcaa.caa-aca.ca/index.php/jcaa/article/view/1788

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Section

Technical Articles